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- To match unsuitably; to fail to match
to match unsuitably; to fail to match
mismatch (plural mismatches)
- Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
2012 September 7, Dominic Fifield, “England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova”, in The Guardian:
- After all the trepidation born of Holland's toils home and away against these opponents in qualification for Euro 2012, and the pockmarked nature of the pitch, this was exposed as a mismatch from the opening exchanges.
something that does not match