misinform

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mis- +‎ inform

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misinform (third-person singular simple present misinforms, present participle misinforming, simple past and past participle misinformed)

  1. (transitive) to give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information.
    It is clear that the politician misinformed the public on the issue.

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