Meaning of “misinformation” in the English Dictionary

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"misinformation" in British English

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misinformationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmɪs.ɪn.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌmɪs.ɪn.fɚˈmeɪ.ʃən/

wrong information, or the fact that people are misinformed:

There's a lot of misinformation about the disease that needs to be corrected.

information intended to deceive:

His election campaign was based on misinformation about the rival candidates.

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

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