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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.
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mislabel

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


Past participle: mislabelled
Gerund: mislabelling

Imperative
mislabel
mislabel
Present
I mislabel
you mislabel
he/she/it mislabels
we mislabel
you mislabel
they mislabel
Preterite
I mislabelled
you mislabelled
he/she/it mislabelled
we mislabelled
you mislabelled
they mislabelled
Present Continuous
I am mislabelling
you are mislabelling
he/she/it is mislabelling
we are mislabelling
you are mislabelling
they are mislabelling
Present Perfect
I have mislabelled
you have mislabelled
he/she/it has mislabelled
we have mislabelled
you have mislabelled
they have mislabelled
Past Continuous
I was mislabelling
you were mislabelling
he/she/it was mislabelling
we were mislabelling
you were mislabelling
they were mislabelling
Past Perfect
I had mislabelled
you had mislabelled
he/she/it had mislabelled
we had mislabelled
you had mislabelled
they had mislabelled
Future
I will mislabel
you will mislabel
he/she/it will mislabel
we will mislabel
you will mislabel
they will mislabel
Future Perfect
I will have mislabelled
you will have mislabelled
he/she/it will have mislabelled
we will have mislabelled
you will have mislabelled
they will have mislabelled
Future Continuous
I will be mislabelling
you will be mislabelling
he/she/it will be mislabelling
we will be mislabelling
you will be mislabelling
they will be mislabelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mislabelling
you have been mislabelling
he/she/it has been mislabelling
we have been mislabelling
you have been mislabelling
they have been mislabelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mislabelling
you will have been mislabelling
he/she/it will have been mislabelling
we will have been mislabelling
you will have been mislabelling
they will have been mislabelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mislabelling
you had been mislabelling
he/she/it had been mislabelling
we had been mislabelling
you had been mislabelling
they had been mislabelling
Conditional
I would mislabel
you would mislabel
he/she/it would mislabel
we would mislabel
you would mislabel
they would mislabel
Past Conditional
I would have mislabelled
you would have mislabelled
he/she/it would have mislabelled
we would have mislabelled
you would have mislabelled
they would have mislabelled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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The report quoted a closed case involving EU milk producers evading fees payable for trading supplies above set quota limits by under-declaring inter member state milk trades to national food authorities and mislabelling supplies as 'concentrated' to avoid filling standard milk sale quotas.
An investigation into the mislabelling of eggs was launched last November.
Sarah Helyer said the study showed that the overall rate of mislabelling was low, but seafood production was a huge industry and if the problem was repeated across the country she felt it could impact on the management of fish stocks.