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Definition of misleadingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

misleadingly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈliːdɪŋli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈliːdɪŋli//
 
 
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in a way that gives the wrong idea or impression and makes you believe something that is not true These bats are sometimes misleadingly referred to as ‘flying foxes’.