Word forms: misreads
Definitionspronunciation note: The form misread is used in the present tense, and is the past tense and past participle, when it is pronounced (mɪsred
1. verb If you misread a situation or someone's behaviour, you do not understand it properly. [V n] ⇒ The government largely misread the mood of the electorate. [V n] ⇒ Mothers may also misread signals and think the baby is crying because he is hungry. misreading
Word forms: misreadings
countable noun [+ of] ⇒ ...a misreading of opinion in France. 2. verb If you misread something that has been written or printed, you look at it and think that it says something that it does not say. [V n] ⇒ His chauffeur misread his route and took a wrong turning.
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