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Meaning of “wrongly” in the English Dictionary

"wrongly" in British English

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wronglyadverb

uk   /ˈrɒŋ.li/  us   /ˈrɑːŋ-/
B2 not ​correctly: Several ​people were wrongly ​convicted. He ​evenspelled his own client's ​name wrongly.

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(Definition of wrongly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wrongly" in American English

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wronglyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈrɔŋ·li/
not ​correctly or not ​accurately: He was wrongly ​accused of the ​crime.
(Definition of wrongly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wrongly”
in Arabic بِشَكْل خاطِيء…
in Korean 잘못되게…
in Portuguese erroneamente…
in Catalan erròniament…
in Japanese 間違って…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误地, 不正确地…
in Turkish hatalı olarak…
in Russian неправильно, неверно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤地, 不正確地…
in Italian erroneamente…
in Polish źle, błędnie…
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