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misreport

[ mis-ri-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˌmɪs rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt /
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verb (used with object)
to report incorrectly or falsely.
noun
an incorrect or false report.
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Origin of misreport

1375–1425; late Middle English misreport(e) (noun), misreporten (v.); see mis-1, report

OTHER WORDS FROM misreport

mis·re·port·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misreport

misreport
/ (ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔːt) /

verb
(tr) to report falsely or inaccurately
noun
an inaccurate or false report

Derived forms of misreport

misreporter, noun
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