Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “mistake” en inglés

See all translations

mistake

noun [C] uk   /mɪˈsteɪk/ us  
A2 an action, decision, or judgment that produces an unwanted or unintentional result: I'm not blaming you - we all make mistakes. [+ to infinitive] It was a mistake for us to come here tonight. This letter's full of spelling mistakes. I've discovered a few mistakes in your calculations. Why am I under arrest? There must be some mistake.by mistake B1 by accident: I've paid this bill twice by mistake.
More examples

mistake

verb [T] uk   /mɪˈsteɪk/ (mistook, mistaken) us  
to be wrong about or to fail to recognize something or someone: You can't mistake their house - it's got a bright yellow front door. formal I mistook your signature and thought the letter was from someone else.
mistakable
adjective uk ( UK also mistakeable)   /-ˈsteɪ.kə.bl̩/ us  
She's easily mistakeable for a man when she wears that suit and hat.
Traducciones de “mistake”
en coreano 실수…
en árabe خَطأ…
en francés prendre pour, confondre avec, se tromper sur…
en turco hata, yanlış, kusur…
en italiano errore, sbaglio…
en chino (tradicionál) 錯誤, 過失…
en ruso ошибка…
en polaco błąd, pomyłka…
en español confundir, equivocarse, entender mal…
en portugués engano, equívoco, erro…
en alemán verwechseln, sich irren…
en catalán equivocació, error…
en japonés 間違い…
en chino (simplificado) 错误, 过失…
(Definition of mistake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de mistake
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “mistake” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Palabra del día

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más