[v. mis-kount; n. mis-kount]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to count or calculate erroneously.
an erroneous counting; miscalculation.

1350–1400; mis-1 + count1; replacing Middle English mesconten < Middle French mesconter

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miscount (ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt)
1.  to count or calculate incorrectly
2.  a false count or calculation

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Example sentences
There are two ways of cheating in an election, one of which is to miscount the ballots and the other is to insert false ballots.
The former pharmacist explained that there was a miscount during inventory and in updating the inventory stock cards.
In the event of a miscount, a recount shall be conducted.
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