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"misunderstand" in British English

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misunderstandverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌmɪs.ʌn.dəˈstænd/  us   /-dɚ-/ (misunderstood, misunderstood)
B2 to ​think you have ​understood someone or something when you have not: If you ​think that these ​transportproblems can be ​solved by ​building more ​roads, you ​completely misunderstand the ​nature of the ​problem. I told him I'd ​meet him here, but ​perhaps he misunderstood and went ​straight to the ​restaurant.be misunderstood C2 If someone is misunderstood, other ​people do not ​understand that they have good ​qualities: In her ​teens she ​feltfrustrated and misunderstood.
(Definition of misunderstand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misunderstand" in American English

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misunderstandverb [I/T]

 us   /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstænd/ (past tense and past participle misunderstood  /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstʊd/ )
to ​fail to ​understand something or someone: [T] I ​think she misunderstood what I ​meant.
(Definition of misunderstand from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misunderstand”
in Korean 오해하다…
in Arabic يُسيء الفَهم…
in Malaysian salah faham…
in French mal comprendre…
in Russian неправильно понять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解, 誤會…
in Italian capire male…
in Turkish yanlış/ters anlamak…
in Polish źle rozumieć, nie rozumieć…
in Spanish entender mal, interpretar mal…
in Vietnamese hiểu sai…
in Portuguese interpretar mal, equivocar-se…
in Thai เข้าใจผิด…
in German mißverstehen…
in Catalan entendre malament…
in Japanese 誤解する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解, 曲解…
in Indonesian salah mengerti, salah paham…
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