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mis·ap·pre·hend

 (mĭs-ăp′rĭ-hĕnd′)
tr.v. mis·ap·pre·hend·ed, mis·ap·pre·hend·ing, mis·ap·pre·hends
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.

mis·ap′pre·hen′sion (-hĕn′shən) n.
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misapprehension

(ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən)
n
a failure to understand fully; misconception: the misapprehension that acting was easy.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misapprehension - an understanding of something that is not correctmisapprehension - an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
misconception - an incorrect conception
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misapprehension

noun misunderstanding, mistake, error, delusion, misconception, fallacy, misreading, false impression, misinterpretation, false belief, misconstruction, wrong idea or impression We were under no misapprehension about the scale of the problem.
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misapprehension

noun
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Translations
سوء فَهْم
nedorozumění
misforståelse
misskilningur
nesusipratimas
pārpratums

misapprehension

[ˌmɪsæprɪˈhenʃən] Nmalentendido m
there seems to be some misapprehensionparece haber algún malentendido
to be under a misapprehensionestar equivocado
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misapprehension

[ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnʃən] nmalentendu m, méprise f
to be under a misapprehension → se méprendre
to be labouring under a misapprehension → se méprendre
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misapprehension

nMissverständnis nt; I think you are under a misapprehensionich glaube, bei Ihnen liegt (da) ein Missverständnis vor; he was under the misapprehension that …er hatte fälschlicherweise or irrtümlicherweise angenommen, dass …
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misapprehension

[ˈmɪsˌæprɪˈhɛnʃn] nequivoco, malinteso
to be (labouring) under a misapprehension → sbagliarsi
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misapprehension

(misapriˈhenʃən) noun
misunderstanding.
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