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Pronunciation: /mɪˈsteɪk/

Translation of mistake in French:


  • [gen], erreur (f); (in text, spelling, typing) faute (f) to make a mistake se tromper by mistake par erreur

vt (prét -took pp, -taken)

  • 1to mistake sth for sth else prendre qch pour qch d'autre to mistake sb for sb else confondre qn avec qn d'autre
  • 2 mal interpréter [meaning]

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