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mistakenadjective

uk   /mɪˈsteɪ.kən/  us   /mɪˈsteɪ.kən/
C1 wrong in what you believe, or based on a belief that is wrong: If you think you can keep drinking so much without damaging your health, then you're mistaken. Unfortunately I was mistaken about how much it would cost. The negotiations continued in the mistaken belief that a peaceful agreement could be reached. a case of mistaken identity
mistakenly
adverb uk   /mɪˈsteɪ.kən.li/  us   /mɪˈsteɪ.kən.li/
She mistakenly believed that she could get away with not paying her taxes.
(Definition of mistaken from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mistakenadjective [not gradable]

 us   /mɪˈsteɪ·kən/
wrong: I was mistaken about how much it would cost.
mistakenly
adverb  us   /mɪˈsteɪ·kən·li/
Teens mistakenly believe that once they have a tan, their skin is protected against sunburn.
(Definition of mistaken from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mistaken”
in Arabic مُخطيء…
in Korean 잘못 알고 있는…
in Portuguese errado, enganado, equivocado…
in Catalan equivocat…
in Japanese 間違った, 誤解した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误的, 弄错的…
in Turkish hatalı, kusurlu, yanılmış…
in Russian ошибающийся, ошибочный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤的, 弄錯的…
in Italian sbagliato…
in Polish w błędzie, błędny…
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“mistaken” in British English

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