misinterpretation - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌmɪsɪntɜː(r)prɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
singularmisinterpretation
pluralmisinterpretations
  1. a wrong way of understanding or explaining something

    Make sure there can be no misinterpretation of what was intended.

    liable/open/subject to misinterpretation:

    It’s a subtle point that’s open to misinterpretation.

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