Definition of miscalculation in English:


Syllabification: mis·cal·cu·la·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmisˌkalkyəˈlāSH(ə)n


An act of miscalculating; an error or misjudgment: 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.

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