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

 

wrong

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɒŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wrong
BrE BrE//rɒŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːŋ//
 
he / she / it wrongs
BrE BrE//rɒŋz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːŋz//
 
past simple wronged
BrE BrE//rɒŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːŋd//
 
past participle wronged
BrE BrE//rɒŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːŋd//
 
-ing form wronging
BrE BrE//ˈrɒŋɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɔːŋɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] wrong somebody (formal) to treat somebody badly or in an unfair way He felt deeply wronged by the allegations. Word Originlate Old English wrang, from Old Norse rangr ‘awry, unjust’; related to wring.
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