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English definition of “misstate”

misstate

verb [T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/ mainly US formal us  
to express a fact that is not correct: Yesterday's obituary of Randall M. Klose misstated the date of his death.
misstatement
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
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