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misunderstand

verb [I/T]  us   /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstænd/ (past tense and past participle misunderstood  /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstʊd/ )
to fail to understand something or someone: [T] I think she misunderstood what I meant.
Translations of “misunderstand”
in Arabic يُسيء الفَهم…
in Korean 오해하다…
in Malaysian salah faham…
in French mal comprendre…
in Turkish yanlış/ters anlamak…
in Italian capire male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解, 誤會…
in Russian неправильно понять…
in Polish źle rozumieć, nie rozumieć…
in Vietnamese hiểu sai…
in Spanish entender mal, interpretar mal…
in Portuguese interpretar mal, equivocar-se…
in Thai เข้าใจผิด…
in German mißverstehen…
in Catalan entendre malament…
in Japanese 誤解する…
in Indonesian salah mengerti, salah paham…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解, 曲解…
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