misread Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"misread" in British English

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misreadverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈriːd/ (misread)

misread verb [T] (READ WRONGLY)

to make a ​mistake in the way that you ​read something: I was given the ​wrongtablets when the ​pharmacist misread my ​prescription.

misread verb [T] (JUDGE WRONGLY)

to ​judge a ​situationwrongly: I ​thought he ​liked me, but I'd ​completely misread the ​signals.
noun [C] uk   us   /-ˈriː.dɪŋ/
His misreading of the ​situation could have ​seriousconsequences.
(Definition of misread from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misread" in American English

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misreadverb [T]

 us   /mɪsˈrid/ (past tense and past participle misread  /mɪsˈred/ )
to make a ​mistake when ​reading something, or fig. to ​form a ​wrongunderstanding or ​judgment of something: Please ​correct me if I misread anything. fig. I’m ​sorry I got ​angry – I ​simply misread the ​situation.
(Definition of misread from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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