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misreport

Line breaks: mis|re¦port
Pronunciation: /mɪsrɪˈpɔːt
 
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Definition of misreport in English:

verb

[with object]
Give a false or inaccurate account of (something): the press exaggerated and misreported the response to the film
More example sentences
  • If you share my view of how the press is overdramatizing and misreporting every step of the primaries, read this article.
  • As I discovered on reading his report of my talk and our conversation, he was certainly not above distorting or misreporting the facts to make his points!
  • Adding to these losses, Enron failed because its management was allegedly caught defrauding the market with false reporting, tax evasion - or misreporting income - and manipulating accounting rules.

noun

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A false or incorrect report.
Example sentences
  • I am also curious as to whether those reports did in fact report movement of the ship, or whether it was a misreport, and any assessment you are aware of to that effect.
  • A relieved MacArthur, who had suffered an hour of doubt following an early misreport of failure, informed Washington that ‘the whole operation is proceeding on schedule’.
  • Therefore, some cases of asthma may represent a misreport of asthmalike symptoms.

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