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verb [transitive] misplace pronunciation in British English /ˌmɪsˈpleɪs/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymisplace
he/she/itmisplaces
present participlemisplacing
past tensemisplaced
past participlemisplaced
  1. to put something in the wrong place and lose it, especially temporarily

    The officers were told the records had either been lost or misplaced.

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