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miscommunication Syllabification: mis·com·mu·ni·ca·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmiskəˌmyo͞onəˈkāSHən/

Definition of miscommunication in English:

noun

Failure to communicate adequately.
Example sentences
  • It is only through mutual education that all parties concerned can be assured of communication instead of miscommunication.
  • Problems with translation and miscommunication are very common.
  • The navigator's miscommunication was caused by out-dated communication equipment.

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