misconception Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “misconception” in the English Dictionary

"misconception" in British English

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misconceptionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmɪs.kənˈsep.ʃən/
an ​idea that is ​wrong because it has been ​based on a ​failure to ​understand a ​situation: We ​hopeourwork will ​help to ​change popular misconceptions aboutdisabledpeople. [+ that] I'd like to ​clear up the common misconception thatolderworkers don't ​know how to use ​technology.
(Definition of misconception from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misconception" in American English

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misconceptionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌmɪs·kənˈsep·ʃən/
an ​idea that is ​wrong because it is ​based on a ​failure to ​understand a ​situation: [+ that clause] It’s a ​common misconception that ​Americansthink only about ​money.
(Definition of misconception from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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