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verb [intransitive/transitive] misunderstand pronunciation in British English /ˌmɪsʌndə(r)ˈstænd/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemisunderstanding
past tensemisunderstood
past participlemisunderstood
  1. to not understand someone or something correctly
    I think he has misunderstood the nature of the problem.


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