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misreport

[mis-ri-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˌmɪs rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to report incorrectly or falsely.
noun
2.
an incorrect or false report.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English misreport(e) (noun), misreporten (v.); see mis-1, report
Related forms
misreporter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misreporter

misreport

/ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to report falsely or inaccurately
noun
2.
an inaccurate or false report
Derived Forms
misreporter, noun
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Word Origin and History for misreporter

misreport

v.

c.1400, from mis- (1) + report (v.). Related: Misreported; misreporting.

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