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American English: /ˌmɪsˌrɛprəˈzɛnt/
British English: /ˌmɪsrɛprɪˈzɛnt/

Translation of misrepresent in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (remarks/views)
    she's been misrepresented
    han tergiversado sus palabras ( or su declaración etc)
    Example sentences
    • This explains why they are eager to misrepresent the nature of Strauss's thought.
    • This decision grossly misrepresents the nature of such practices and will only serve to distort public understanding of religious devotion.
    • It misrepresents the nature of the choices ahead for the Australian labour movement.

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