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misaddress

[ mis-uh-dres ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈdrɛs /
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verb (used with object), mis·ad·dressed or mis·ad·drest, mis·ad·dress·ing.

to address incorrectly or improperly: to misaddress a letter.

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Origin of misaddress

First recorded in 1640–50; mis-1 + address
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