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misinformation

noun [U] uk   /ˌmɪs.ɪn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-fɚ-/
wrong information, or the fact that people are misinformed: There's a lot of misinformation about the disease that needs to be corrected. information intended to deceive: His election campaign was based on misinformation about the rival candidates.
Translations of “misinformation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤的資訊, 假消息…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误的信息, 假消息…
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