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miscount

[ verb mis-kount; noun mis-kount ]
/ verb mɪsˈkaʊnt; noun ˈmɪsˌkaʊnt /
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verb (used with or without object)

to count or calculate erroneously.

noun

an erroneous counting; miscalculation.

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Origin of miscount

1350–1400; mis-1 + count1; replacing Middle English mesconten<Middle French mesconter
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British Dictionary definitions for miscount

miscount
/ (ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt) /

verb

to count or calculate incorrectly

noun

a false count or calculation
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