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mis·match

 (mĭs′măch′, mĭs-măch′)
n.
An unsuitable match or a lack of correspondence.
tr.v. (mĭs-măch′) mis·matched, mis·match·ing, mis·match·es
To match unsuitably or badly.
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mismatch

(ˌmɪsˈmætʃ)
vb
to match badly, esp in marriage
n
a bad or inappropriate match
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mis•match

(mɪsˈmætʃ; for 2 also ˈmɪsˌmætʃ)

v.t.
1. to match badly or unsuitably.
n.
2. a bad or unsuitable match.
[1590–1600]
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mismatch


Past participle: mismatched
Gerund: mismatching

Imperative
mismatch
mismatch
Present
I mismatch
you mismatch
he/she/it mismatches
we mismatch
you mismatch
they mismatch
Preterite
I mismatched
you mismatched
he/she/it mismatched
we mismatched
you mismatched
they mismatched
Present Continuous
I am mismatching
you are mismatching
he/she/it is mismatching
we are mismatching
you are mismatching
they are mismatching
Present Perfect
I have mismatched
you have mismatched
he/she/it has mismatched
we have mismatched
you have mismatched
they have mismatched
Past Continuous
I was mismatching
you were mismatching
he/she/it was mismatching
we were mismatching
you were mismatching
they were mismatching
Past Perfect
I had mismatched
you had mismatched
he/she/it had mismatched
we had mismatched
you had mismatched
they had mismatched
Future
I will mismatch
you will mismatch
he/she/it will mismatch
we will mismatch
you will mismatch
they will mismatch
Future Perfect
I will have mismatched
you will have mismatched
he/she/it will have mismatched
we will have mismatched
you will have mismatched
they will have mismatched
Future Continuous
I will be mismatching
you will be mismatching
he/she/it will be mismatching
we will be mismatching
you will be mismatching
they will be mismatching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mismatching
you have been mismatching
he/she/it has been mismatching
we have been mismatching
you have been mismatching
they have been mismatching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mismatching
you will have been mismatching
he/she/it will have been mismatching
we will have been mismatching
you will have been mismatching
they will have been mismatching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mismatching
you had been mismatching
he/she/it had been mismatching
we had been mismatching
you had been mismatching
they had been mismatching
Conditional
I would mismatch
you would mismatch
he/she/it would mismatch
we would mismatch
you would mismatch
they would mismatch
Past Conditional
I would have mismatched
you would have mismatched
he/she/it would have mismatched
we would have mismatched
you would have mismatched
they would have mismatched
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mismatch - a bad or unsuitable match
counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis - a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
Verb1.mismatch - match badlymismatch - match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together
couple, mate, pair, twin, match - bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
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mismatch

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Translations
intrusmésappariement

mismatch

[ˌmɪsˈmætʃ]
A. VTemparejar mal
B. N there is a mismatch between the skills offered by people and the skills needed by industryla preparación ofrecida por la gente no coincide con lo que la industria precisa
a mismatch of styles/coloursuna falta de armonía en los estilos/colores
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mismatch

[ˈmɪsmætʃ] ndécalage m
There was a mismatch between requirements and resources → Il y avait un décalage entre les besoins et les ressources.
a mismatch of styles → une discordance des styles
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mismatch

n to be a mismatchnicht zusammenpassen
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