Meaning of “misapprehension” in the English Dictionary


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misapprehensionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌmɪs·æp·rɪˈhen·tʃən/

a failure to understand something, or an understanding or belief about something that is not correct:

He was under the misapprehension that those chemicals were banned.

(Definition of “misapprehension” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)