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English definition of “wrong”


adjective (NOT CORRECT)    /rɒŋ/ US  /rɑːŋ/
A1 not correct : Three of your answers were wrong. That clock is wrong - it's 12.30, not 12.15. Some of his facts are questionable , others are plainly (= completely ) wrong. → Compare right adjectiveWrong A2 If someone is wrong, they are not correct in their judgment or statement about something: You were wrong about the time - the shop closed at 7.00. He's wrong in think ing that we will support the project financially .Wrong prove sb wrong to show by your actions that someone's judgment of you was not correct : I thought she couldn't do it, but she proved me wrong.Wrong
(Definition of wrong adjective (NOT CORRECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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