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misquoteverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt/ us   /ˌmɪsˈkwoʊt/
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   /ˌmɪs.kwoʊˈteɪ.ʃən/
That was a deliberate misquotation of what I said.
(Definition of misquote from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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