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mislabel

[ mis-ley-buhl ]
/ mɪsˈleɪ bəl /
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verb (used with object), mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing or (especially British) mis·la·belled, mis·la·bel·ling.
to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine.
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Origin of mislabel

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How to use mislabel in a sentence

  • Really, Geneva has little to show directly connected with Rousseau beyond the mislabelled place of his birth.

    The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
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