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mis·trans·late

 (mĭs′trăns-lāt′, -trănz-, mĭs-trăns′lāt′, -trănz′-)
tr.v. mis·trans·lat·ed, mis·trans·lat·ing, mis·trans·lates
To translate incorrectly.

mis′trans·la′tion n.
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mistranslate

(ˈmɪstrænzˈleɪt)
vb (tr)
to translate incorrectly
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mis•trans•late

(ˌmɪs trænsˈleɪt, -trænz-, mɪsˈtræns leɪt, -ˈtrænz-)

v.t., v.i. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to translate incorrectly.
[1525–35]
mis`trans•la′tion, n.
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mistranslate


Past participle: mistranslated
Gerund: mistranslating

Imperative
mistranslate
mistranslate
Present
I mistranslate
you mistranslate
he/she/it mistranslates
we mistranslate
you mistranslate
they mistranslate
Preterite
I mistranslated
you mistranslated
he/she/it mistranslated
we mistranslated
you mistranslated
they mistranslated
Present Continuous
I am mistranslating
you are mistranslating
he/she/it is mistranslating
we are mistranslating
you are mistranslating
they are mistranslating
Present Perfect
I have mistranslated
you have mistranslated
he/she/it has mistranslated
we have mistranslated
you have mistranslated
they have mistranslated
Past Continuous
I was mistranslating
you were mistranslating
he/she/it was mistranslating
we were mistranslating
you were mistranslating
they were mistranslating
Past Perfect
I had mistranslated
you had mistranslated
he/she/it had mistranslated
we had mistranslated
you had mistranslated
they had mistranslated
Future
I will mistranslate
you will mistranslate
he/she/it will mistranslate
we will mistranslate
you will mistranslate
they will mistranslate
Future Perfect
I will have mistranslated
you will have mistranslated
he/she/it will have mistranslated
we will have mistranslated
you will have mistranslated
they will have mistranslated
Future Continuous
I will be mistranslating
you will be mistranslating
he/she/it will be mistranslating
we will be mistranslating
you will be mistranslating
they will be mistranslating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mistranslating
you have been mistranslating
he/she/it has been mistranslating
we have been mistranslating
you have been mistranslating
they have been mistranslating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mistranslating
you will have been mistranslating
he/she/it will have been mistranslating
we will have been mistranslating
you will have been mistranslating
they will have been mistranslating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mistranslating
you had been mistranslating
he/she/it had been mistranslating
we had been mistranslating
you had been mistranslating
they had been mistranslating
Conditional
I would mistranslate
you would mistranslate
he/she/it would mistranslate
we would mistranslate
you would mistranslate
they would mistranslate
Past Conditional
I would have mistranslated
you would have mistranslated
he/she/it would have mistranslated
we would have mistranslated
you would have mistranslated
they would have mistranslated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mistranslate - translate incorrectlymistranslate - translate incorrectly    
translate, interpret, render - restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
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Translations

mistranslate

[ˌmɪstrænsˈleɪt] VTtraducir mal
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mistranslate

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mistranslate

[ˌmɪstrænsˈleɪt] vttradurre in modo sbagliato
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References in classic literature ?
And here, lest I may be misunderstood, permit me to digress for one moment merely to observe that the exceedingly brief and simple Latin phrase which I have employed, is invariably mistranslated and misconceived.
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