mistranslation

mistranslate

[mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-, mis-trans-leyt, -tranz-]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), mistranslated, mistranslating.
to translate incorrectly.

Origin:
1525–35; mis-1 + translate

mistranslation, noun
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