misfile

mis·file

 (mĭs-fīl′)
tr.v. mis·filed, mis·fil·ing, mis·files
To file in the wrong place or order.
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misfile

(ˌmɪsˈfaɪl)
vb
to file (papers, records, etc) wrongly
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mis•file

(mɪsˈfaɪl)

v.t. -filed, -fil•ing.
to file (papers, documents, records, etc.) incorrectly; file in the wrong place.
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misfile


Past participle: misfiled
Gerund: misfiling

Imperative
misfile
misfile
Present
I misfile
you misfile
he/she/it misfiles
we misfile
you misfile
they misfile
Preterite
I misfiled
you misfiled
he/she/it misfiled
we misfiled
you misfiled
they misfiled
Present Continuous
I am misfiling
you are misfiling
he/she/it is misfiling
we are misfiling
you are misfiling
they are misfiling
Present Perfect
I have misfiled
you have misfiled
he/she/it has misfiled
we have misfiled
you have misfiled
they have misfiled
Past Continuous
I was misfiling
you were misfiling
he/she/it was misfiling
we were misfiling
you were misfiling
they were misfiling
Past Perfect
I had misfiled
you had misfiled
he/she/it had misfiled
we had misfiled
you had misfiled
they had misfiled
Future
I will misfile
you will misfile
he/she/it will misfile
we will misfile
you will misfile
they will misfile
Future Perfect
I will have misfiled
you will have misfiled
he/she/it will have misfiled
we will have misfiled
you will have misfiled
they will have misfiled
Future Continuous
I will be misfiling
you will be misfiling
he/she/it will be misfiling
we will be misfiling
you will be misfiling
they will be misfiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misfiling
you have been misfiling
he/she/it has been misfiling
we have been misfiling
you have been misfiling
they have been misfiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misfiling
you will have been misfiling
he/she/it will have been misfiling
we will have been misfiling
you will have been misfiling
they will have been misfiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misfiling
you had been misfiling
he/she/it had been misfiling
we had been misfiling
you had been misfiling
they had been misfiling
Conditional
I would misfile
you would misfile
he/she/it would misfile
we would misfile
you would misfile
they would misfile
Past Conditional
I would have misfiled
you would have misfiled
he/she/it would have misfiled
we would have misfiled
you would have misfiled
they would have misfiled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations

misfile

[ˌmɪsˈfaɪl] VT [+ papers] → archivar incorrectamente
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