Definition of miscalculation in English:

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miscalculation

Pronunciation: /ˌmisˌkalkyəˈlāSH(ə)n/

noun

An act of miscalculating; an error or misjudgment: miscalculations were made in counting properties it was a fatal miscalculation
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
error of judgment, misjudgment, mistake, overestimate, underestimate

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Syllabification: mis·cal·cu·la·tion

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