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mistranslate

[ mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-, mis-trans-leyt, -tranz- ]
/ 藢m瑟s tr忙ns藞le瑟t, -tr忙nz-, m瑟s藞tr忙ns le瑟t, -藞tr忙nz- /
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verb (used with or without object), mis路trans路lat路ed, mis路trans路lat路ing.
to translate incorrectly.
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Origin of mistranslate

First recorded in 1525鈥35; mis-1 + translate

OTHER WORDS FROM mistranslate

mis路trans路la路tion, noun
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