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



BrE BrE//ˌmɪskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn//
[uncountable, countable]
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failure to make information or your ideas and feelings clear to somebody, or to understand what somebody says to you The study focused on the source of miscommunication that frequently occurs between men and women. Opportunities for misunderstandings and miscommunications increase when the information is very technical.