[ mi-stey-kuhn-lee ]
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  1. unintentionally or inadvertently; by mistake:I may have mistakenly interchanged them without realizing it.

  2. in a way that is wrongly conceived, held, or done; incorrectly:Many people mistakenly believe their PhD will help them land a stable, middle-class job even if they can't get an academic job.

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