misquotation


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mis·quote

 (mĭs-kwōt′)
tr.v. mis·quot·ed, mis·quot·ing, mis·quotes
To quote incorrectly.

mis′quo·ta′tion (-kwō-tā′shən) n.
mis·quot′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misquotation - an incorrect quotation
quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
Translations

misquotation

[ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃən] Ncita f equivocada

misquotation

nfalsches Zitat; his constant misquotation of Shakespearedass er Shakespeare ständig falsch zitiert

misquotation

[ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃn] ncitazione f errata
References in classic literature ?
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"toxic misquotation." However convenient it might be to
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He said the statement at the in-camera session, attributed to Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz, before the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate was a misquotation.
In the event that any statement made by a Licensee is misquoted in the media, then, to the extent that the misquote does or may result in an apparent breach of the Consumer Protection Regulations (for example, the misquote is misleading about the terms of a special offer), the relevant Licensee is now under a positive obligation to take reasonable steps to procure a retraction, correction or other appropriate action concerning the misquoted statement in the same medium in which the misquotation was published.
Along with Modi, who must have caused bewilderment among the BJP MPs when he praised another philosophical prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajnath Singh, too, has been growing in stature as was evident in his outraged reaction to the CPI-M MP's misquotation when he said that he had no "moral" right to be the home minister if he had made such a statement.