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English definition of “incorrect”

incorrect

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.kərˈekt/ us    /-kəˈrekt/
B1 not correct or not true: an incorrect answer/diagnosis The assumptions made about the economy's rate of growth proved to be incorrect.Wrong not acceptable or not as it should be: It's incorrect to address people by their first names at these formal events. incorrect grammarUnsuitable and unacceptable
incorrectly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
For many years the sculpture was incorrectly thought to be by Donatello.Wrong
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