Definition of 'misconception'
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She said they hoped to overturn a number of misconceptions about saké. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of the main misconceptions is about the fat content of milk, the spokeswoman claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She quickly corrected that misconception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What's the biggest misconception about Russians? Times, Sunday Times (2016)With their considerable age and style they challenge a host of misconceptions about older people. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are many misconceptions about what this would involve. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Two popular misconceptions about this government should be dispelled. America Past and Present (1995)We have done this to correct a misconception. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a common misconception about taking risks in sport. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are many misconceptions about the technology. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a common misconception about anger. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The problem is the popular misconception that these seasonal predictions are either right or wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are happy to make the position clear and correct any misconception in the original company report. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are so many misconceptions about this country. The Sun (2010)Classical music is still burdened by so many myths and misconceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a common misconception that students do not pay tax on earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The problem here lies with a basic misconception about the nature of genes and what they do. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)It is a common misconception that a landlord can charge what he likes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She has spoken recently of her desire to correct the many misconceptions she fears we hold about her. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Are there many misconceptions about her? Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said: 'There remains a misconception about me in some quarters. The Sun (2014)He says: 'There is a misconception that nominees know the results in advance of the awards ceremony. The Sun (2013)
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British English: misconception NOUN
A misconception is an idea that is not correct.
It is a misconception that she was fabulously wealthy.
Definition of misconception from the Collins English Dictionary
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