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Meaning of “misunderstand” - Learner’s Dictionary

misunderstand

verb [T]     /ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd/ ( past tense and past participle misunderstood)
B2 to not understand someone or something correctly: He misunderstood the question completely.Misunderstanding
be misunderstood If someone is misunderstood, other people do not understand that they have good qualities.Misunderstanding
Translations of “misunderstand”
in Arabic يُسيء الفَهم…
in Korean 오해하다…
in Malaysian salah faham…
in French mal comprendre…
in Turkish yanlış/ters anlamak…
in Italian capire male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解, 誤會…
in Russian неправильно понять…
in Polish źle rozumieć, nie rozumieć…
in Vietnamese hiểu sai…
in Spanish entender mal, interpretar mal…
in Portuguese interpretar mal, equivocar-se…
in Thai เข้าใจผิด…
in German mißverstehen…
in Catalan entendre malament…
in Japanese 誤解する…
in Indonesian salah mengerti, salah paham…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解, 曲解…
(Definition of misunderstand from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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