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mislocate

[mis-loh-keyt, mis-loh-keyt] /mɪsˈloʊ keɪt, ˌmɪs loʊˈkeɪt/
verb (used with object), mislocated, mislocating.
1.
to misplace.
2.
to specify a wrong location for:
to mislocate the source of the Nile.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; mis-1 + locate
Related forms
mislocation, noun
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