Definition of misalignment in English:

misalignment

Line breaks: mis|align|ment
Pronunciation: /mɪsəˈlʌɪnmənt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The incorrect arrangement or position of something in relation to something else: the osteopath traced the headaches to misalignment of the upper cervical vertebrae [count noun]: exchange rate misalignments
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    • It has avoided the serious risks of prolonged exchange rate misalignment associated with fixed exchange rates.
    • Since no two lines actually rendezvous, a shifting pattern emerges from their misalignment that evokes the nervous scrawl of a polygraph test.
    • In an environment characterized by globalization, the developed countries are urged to foster stable and sustainable financial policies to avoid exchange rate misalignments and volatility among major currencies.

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