Meaning of “miscount” in the English Dictionary

"miscount" in British English

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miscountverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt/ us /ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt/

to reach a total that is not correct when counting:

I thought we had enough plates for the party, but perhaps I miscounted.
miscount
noun [ C ] uk /ˈmɪsˌkaʊnt/ us /ˈmɪsˌkaʊnt/

(Definition of “miscount” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"miscount" in Business English

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miscountverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt/ us

to count something wrongly:

Someone in the warehouse must have miscounted.
The HR manager miscounted the number of employees receiving benefits.

(Definition of “miscount” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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