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English definition of “mislead”

mislead

verb [T]     /ˌmɪsˈliːd/ (misled)
C1 to cause someone to believe something that is not true: He has admitted misleading the police about his movements on the night of the murder.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
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