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misquotation

[mis-kwoh-tey-shuh n] /ˌmɪs kwoʊˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of misquoting.
2.
an instance or occasion of misquoting or of being misquoted.
Origin of misquotation
1765-1775
1765-75; mis-1 + quotation
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