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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.

mistranslate

(ˈmɪstrænzˈleɪt)
vb (tr)
to translate incorrectly

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.

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
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."
Translations

mistranslate

[ˌmɪstrænsˈleɪt] VTtraducir mal

mistranslate

mistranslate

[ˌmɪstrænsˈleɪt] vttradurre in modo sbagliato
References in classic literature ?
I thought it was only in revealed religion that a mistranslation improved the sense.
By minimising mistranslations, the iGigaswitch helps to eliminate the risk of potential signal losses allowing for smarter and faster interchange.
Unlike other industries where a mistranslation might lead to a relatively small misunderstanding, or at the worst, a small financial cost to re-print the documents, healthcare mistranslations could lead to more serious medical issues.
The effect of such mistranslations is the loss of foreign flavor and local features, which in turn weakens the power of the artistic expression of the original work and leads to misreading (see Cao105-08).
ere is no place in this letter to even consider that the Bible may just be a collection of myths and mistranslations or that there is no proof of the existence of Jesus, God, heaven or hell.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour on September 24 conducted an interview with Iran's President Rouhani on the sidelines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York which was full of not just mistranslations, but fabrication and falsification of the president's remarks about the Holocaust.
The result is a satisfying compositional whole, one in which glitches and mistranslations and their cascading effects are fully traceable.
Signs pointing to bathrooms are especially prone to spectacularly, and unwittingly, foul-mouthed mistranslations.
Reverend Glynn Cardy of St Matthew in the City church, said that, as homosexuality was not a word until the 1800s, any mention of it in the Bible or other documents would have mistranslations.
It can be really damaging for a player and the club and all because of mistranslations.
Hoffman, a frequent guest lecturer at churches and synagogues, is most widely known for unearthing significant mistranslations of the Bible.
In February's Lessons Learned article "Lost in Translation," mistranslations were included.