Definition of miscalculation in English:


Line breaks: mis|cal¦cu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmɪskalkjʊˈleɪʃn
, mɪsˌkalkjʊˈleɪʃn/


  • An act of miscalculating; an error or misjudgement: miscalculations were made in counting properties it was a fatal miscalculation
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    • Nobody's always right - we all need to acknowledge mistakes, errors and miscalculations.
    • In the past year, numerous media accounts have revealed screw-ups, miscalculations and oversights.
    • If he was guilty of mismanagement, miscalculation or mere mistakes then the proper place to hold him to account would be the ballot box.
    error of judgement, misjudgement, misreading of the situation, mistake, blunder, faux pas, overestimate, underestimate
    informal slip-up, boo-boo, fail
    rare misreckoning

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