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errverb [I]

uk   /ɜːr/ /r/  us   /ɝː/ /er/ formal
to make a mistake or to do something wrong: He erred in agreeing to her appointment to the position.
Translations of “err”
in Vietnamese sai lầm…
in Spanish errar, equivocarse…
in Thai ทำผิด…
in Malaysian membuat kesilapan…
in French (se) tromper…
in German sich irren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯錯誤, 做錯事, 出差錯…
in Indonesian membuat kesalahan…
in Russian ошибаться…
in Turkish yanılmak, hata yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯错误, 做错事, 出差错…
in Polish mylić się, błądzić…
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