malentendu

[ mal-ahn-tahn-dy ]
/ mal ɑ̃ tɑ̃ˈdü /
French.

adjective

misunderstood; misapprehended.

noun, plural mal·en·ten·dus [mal-ahn-tahn-dy]. /mal ɑ̃ tɑ̃ˈdü/.

a misunderstanding; mistake.

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