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Definition of misquotation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

misquotation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskwoʊˈteɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a group of words or short piece of writing taken from a book, play, speech, etc. and repeated because it is interesting or useful, but with mistakes in the way it is repeated