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misapprehension

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmɪs.æp.rɪˈhen.ʃən/ us  
a failure to understand something, or an understanding or belief about something that is not correct: [+ that] Most industrialists labour under a misapprehension (= wrongly believe) that unrestrained economic growth can be achieved without damaging the environment.
Translations of “misapprehension”
in Spanish malentendido, equivocación…
in French malentendu…
in German das Mißverständnis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解,誤會…
in Russian неправильное представление…
in Turkish yanlış anlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解,误会…
in Polish błędne przekonanie, nieporozumienie…
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