misunderstand

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Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ understand

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɪs.ʌn.də(ɹ)ˈstænd/

Verb[edit]

misunderstand (third-person singular simple present misunderstands, present participle misunderstanding, simple past and past participle misunderstood)

  1. To understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly.

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