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Definition of misinform verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

misinform

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misinform
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrm//
 
he / she / it misinforms
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrmz//
 
past simple misinformed
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrmd//
 
past participle misinformed
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrmd//
 
-ing form misinforming
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrmɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] misinform somebody (about something) to give somebody wrong information about something They were deliberately misinformed about their rights. a misinformed belief (= based on wrong information) The parents had been misinformed about the incident.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misinform