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mistaken

adjective uk   us   /mɪˈsteɪ.kən/
C1 wrong in what you believe, or based on a belief that is wrong: If you think you can carry on drinking so much without damaging your health, then you're mistaken. I'm afraid I was mistaken about how much it would cost. The negotiations continued in the mistaken belief that a peaceful agreement could be reached. a case of mistaken identity
mistakenly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She mistakenly believed that she could get away with not paying her taxes.
Translations of “mistaken”
in Korean 잘못 알고 있는…
in Arabic مُخطيء…
in Portuguese errado, enganado, equivocado…
in Catalan equivocat…
in Japanese 間違った, 誤解した…
in Italian sbagliato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤的, 弄錯的…
in Russian ошибающийся, ошибочный…
in Turkish hatalı, kusurlu, yanılmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误的, 弄错的…
in Polish w błędzie, błędny…
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