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"misspell" in British English

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misspellverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈspel/ (misspelled or UK misspelt, misspell or UK misspelt) UK
to ​fail to ​spell a word ​correctly
misspelling
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
This ​essay is ​full of misspellings.
(Definition of misspell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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misspellverb [T]

 us   /mɪsˈspel/
to ​spell a word the ​wrong way: Edgar Allan Poe’s ​middlename is often misspelled as Allen.
misspelling
noun [C]  us   /mɪsˈspel·ɪŋ/
This ​essay is ​full of misspellings.
(Definition of misspell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misspell”
in Spanish escribir mal, deletrear mal…
in Vietnamese viết sai chính tả…
in Malaysian salah eja…
in Thai สะกดผิด…
in French mal orthographier…
in German falsch buchstabieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拼错,写错…
in Turkish yanlış hecelemek/yazmak…
in Russian делать орфографическую ошибку…
in Indonesian salah mengeja…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拼錯,寫錯…
in Polish napisać z błędem…
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