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error

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈerər/
B2 a mistake, especially one that can cause problems: a computer error/human error to make an error The documents were destroyed in error (= by mistake) by the police.Faults and mistakes
Translations of “error”
in Arabic خَطأ…
in Korean 오류, 에러…
in Malaysian kesilapan…
in French erreur…
in Turkish yanlış, hata, kusur…
in Italian errore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤, 謬誤, 差錯…
in Russian ошибка…
in Polish błąd, pomyłka…
in Vietnamese lỗi, có sai số…
in Spanish error, equivocación…
in Portuguese erro…
in Thai ข้อผิดพลาด…
in German der Fehler, der Irrtum…
in Catalan error…
in Japanese 間違い…
in Indonesian kesalahan, keliru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误, 谬误, 差错…
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