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misinformverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪs.ɪnˈfɔːm/  us   /-ˈfɔːrm/
C1 to ​tell someone ​information that is not ​correct: I was told she would be at the ​meeting, but ​clearly I was misinformed.
(Definition of misinform from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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misinformverb [T]

 us   /ˌmɪs·ɪnˈfɔrm/
to ​tell someone ​information that is not ​correct: I was misinformed about the ​meeting – it was ​yesterday, not today.
misinformation
noun [U]  us   /ˌmɪs·ɪn·fərˈmeɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of misinform from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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