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misbrand

[ mis-brand ]
/ mɪsˈbrænd /
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verb (used with object)

to brand or label erroneously.
to brand illegally, as with another's trademark.

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Origin of misbrand

First recorded in1900–05; mis-1 + brand
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Example sentences from the Web for misbrand

  • Under no circumstances is it advisable to make any misstatements or misbrand in any respect.

    Every Step in Canning|Grace Viall Gray
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