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mispleading

[mis-plee-ding] /mɪsˈpli dɪŋ/
noun, Law.
1.
a mistake in pleading, as a misjoinder of parties or a misstatement of a cause of action.
Origin of mispleading
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35; mis-1 + pleading

misplead

[mis-pleed] /mɪsˈplid/
verb (used with or without object), mispleaded, mispleading.
1.
to plead incorrectly.
Origin
First recorded in 1670-80; mis-1 + plead
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British Dictionary definitions for mispleading

mispleading

/mɪsˈpliːdɪŋ/
noun
1.
(law) an error or omission in pleading

misplead

/mɪsˈpliːd/
verb -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-ˈplɛd), -pled
1.
(transitive) to plead incorrectly
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