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Definition of misquote verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

misquote

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊt//
 
misquote somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misquote
 
he / she / it misquotes
 
past simple misquoted
 
-ing form misquoting
 
 
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to repeat what someone has said or written in a way that is not correct The senator claims to have been misquoted in the article.
misquotation
 
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NAmE//ˌmɪskwoʊˈteɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable]
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