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misalignment

Syllabification: mis·a·lign·ment
Pronunciation: /ˌmisəˈlīnmənt
 
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Definition of misalignment in English:

noun

The incorrect arrangement or position of something in relation to something else.
Example sentences
  • It has avoided the serious risks of prolonged exchange rate misalignment associated with fixed exchange rates.
  • Since no two lines actually rendezvous, a shifting pattern emerges from their misalignment that evokes the nervous scrawl of a polygraph test.
  • In an environment characterized by globalization, the developed countries are urged to foster stable and sustainable financial policies to avoid exchange rate misalignments and volatility among major currencies.

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