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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. not acceptable or not as it should be: It's incorrect to address people by their first names at these formal events. incorrect grammar
incorrectly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
For many years the sculpture was incorrectly thought to be by Donatello.
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