Definition of misinform verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

misinform

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verb
NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔrm//
 
[often passive]misinform somebody (about something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misinform
 
he / she / it misinforms
 
past simple misinformed
 
-ing form misinforming
 
 
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to give someone wrong information about something They were deliberately misinformed about their rights. a misinformed belief (= based on wrong information)
misinformation
 
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NAmE//ˌmɪsɪnfərˈmeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] a campaign of misinformation attitudes based on misinformation
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