[ mis-plee-ding ]
/ mɪsˈpli dɪŋ /
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a mistake in pleading, as a misjoinder of parties or a misstatement of a cause of action.
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British Dictionary definitions for mispleading
/ (mɪsˈpliːdɪŋ) /
law an error or omission in pleading
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