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misleadingadjective

 us   /mɪsˈli·dɪŋ/
causing someone to believe something that is not true: misleading information a misleading story
(Definition of misleading from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"misleading" in British English

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misleadingadjective

uk   /ˌmɪsˈliː.dɪŋ/  us   /ˌmɪsˈliː.dɪŋ/
misleadingly
adverb uk   /ˌmɪsˈliː.dɪŋ.li/  us   /ˌmɪsˈliː.dɪŋ.li/
We climbed the misleadingly named 'Short Mountain'.
(Definition of misleading from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misleading" in Business English

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misleadingadjective

uk   us   /mɪsˈliːdɪŋ/
causing someone to believe something that is not true: The instructions were confusing and even misleading in some cases.misleading advertisements/advertising/adverts The credit company has been criticized by the Office of Fair Trading for printing misleading advertisements.misleading claims/information/statements The money will compensate investors who received misleading information about the financial condition of the company. The screens at the stock exchange gave the misleading impression that shares were falling.
(Definition of misleading from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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