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English definition of “misstate”

misstate

verb [T]     /ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/ mainly US formal
to express a fact that is not correct : Yesterday's obituary of Randall M. Klose misstated the date of his death .Making mistakes misstatement     /-mənt/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of misstate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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