misstatement


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mis·state

 (mĭs-stāt′)
tr.v. mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing, mis·states
To state wrongly or falsely.

mis·state′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misstatement - a statement that contains a mistake
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
mistake, error - part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
malaprop, malapropism - the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar
slip of the tongue - an accidental and usually trivial mistake in speaking

misstatement

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misstatement

[ˌmɪsˈsteɪtmənt] Ndeclaración f errónea; (deliberate) → declaración f falsa

misstatement

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I claim the right to correct misstatements, and have so corrected the color of the water in the above recapitulation.
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We have adopted a new approach, which is, we do not leave any misstatement or inaccuracy unanswered," The Nation quoted Clinton, as saying.