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"incorrect" in British English

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incorrectadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.kərˈekt/ us   /ˌɪn.kəˈrekt/
B1 not correct or not true: an incorrect answer/diagnosis The assumptions made about the economy's rate of growth proved to be incorrect.
not acceptable or not as it should be: It's incorrect to address people by their first names at these formal events. incorrect grammar
incorrectly
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.kərˈekt.li/ us   /ˌɪn.kəˈrekt.li/
For many years the sculpture was incorrectly thought to be by Donatello.
(Definition of incorrect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incorrect" in American English

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incorrectadjective

us   /ˌɪn·kəˈrekt/
not correct; not accurate: He charged that the news story was factually incorrect and demanded an apology.
incorrectly
adverb us   /ˌɪn·kəˈrekt·li/
For each question on the test that is answered incorrectly, you will lose two points.
(Definition of incorrect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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