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English definition of “mismatch”

mismatch

verb [T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈmætʃ/ us  
to put together people or things that are unsuitable for each other: I always thought Chris and Monique were mismatched, so I wasn't surprised when they got divorced.

mismatch

noun [C] uk   /ˌmɪsˈmætʃ/ /ˈmɪsˌmætʃ/ us  
an occasion when people or things are put together that are not suitable for each other: There is a mismatch between the capacity of the airport and the large number of people wanting to fly from it.
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