[ mis-uh-lahyn ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈlaɪn /
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verb (used with object)
to adjust or align improperly or badly: Stiff back muscles can pull and misalign vertebrae.Too often we misalign our actions with our values.
verb (used without object)
to become improperly or badly aligned; fall out of line or position: I see how the system sometimes misaligns and causes unintended problems.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misalignmis·a·lign·ment, noun
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The Forbes Billionaires list is released every March, misaligning it slightly with the tax year, which follows the calendar year.How We Calculated the True Tax Rates of the Wealthiest|by Jeff Ernsthausen, Paul Kiel and Jesse Eisinger|June 8, 2021|ProPublica