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Main Entry: 1mis·take
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystressstamacrk
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): mis·took /-primarystressstudotk/; mis·tak·en /-primarystressstamacr-kschwan/; mis·tak·ing
1 : to understand wrongly : MISINTERPRET <mistook my meaning>
2 : to estimate incorrectly <mistook the strength of the enemy>
3 : to identify wrongly <mistook me for her>
- mis·tak·en·ly adverb

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