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mis·la·bel

 (mĭs-lā′bəl)
tr.v. mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing, mis·la·bels also mis·la·belled or mis·la·bel·ling
To label inaccurately.

mislabel

(ˌmɪsˈleɪbəl)
vb (tr) , -bels, -belling or -belled, -bels, -beling or -beled
to label wrongly

mis•la•bel

(mɪsˈleɪ bəl)

v.t. -beled, -bel•ing or (esp. Brit.) -belled, -bel•ling.
to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine.
[1945–50]

mislabel


Past participle: mislabelled
Gerund: mislabelling

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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Indeed, few if any supplement makers have been prosecuted for mislabeling offenses under DSHEA.