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"misquote" in British English

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misquoteverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt/  us   /-ˈkwoʊt/
to ​repeat something someone has said in a way that is not ​accurate: Her ​promise was ​deliberately misquoted by her ​opponents, who then used it against her. I never said that at all - the ​press misquoted me.
misquotation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmɪs.kwəʊˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /-kwoʊ-/
That was a ​deliberate misquotation of what I said.
(Definition of misquote from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misquote" in American English

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misquoteverb [T]

 us   /mɪsˈkwoʊt/
to ​repeat something someone has said or written in a way that is not ​accurate: Lines from his ​essay were misquoted in the ​book.
(Definition of misquote from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misquote”
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误地引证,误引…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤地引用,誤引…
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