Bedeutung von “mistake” — Learner’s Dictionary

mistake

noun [ C ] us uk /mɪˈsteɪk/

A2 something that you do or think that is wrong:

a spelling mistake
He made a lot of mistakes in his written test.
[ + to do sth ] It would be a big mistake to leave school.
[ + of + doing sth ] She made the mistake of giving him her phone number.

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by mistake

B1 If you do something by mistake, you do it without intending to:

I picked up someone else's book by mistake.

(Definition von “mistake noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)