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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincorrectin‧cor‧rect /ˌɪnkəˈrekt◂/ ●●○ adjective  1 WRONG/INCORRECTnot correct or true The information you gave us was incorrect.see thesaurus at wrong2 RIGHT/PROPERnot following the rules of polite or fair behaviour syn impolite It would be incorrect of me to comment.incorrectly adverb Sorry, you answered incorrectly.
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incorrectThese adjacent police forces were physically aberrant in nuance of bodily style and were therefore deemed to be socially incorrect.The information about current prices was incorrect.But it seems that the assumption underlying this method is incorrect.Conversely, correct answers were sometimes treated as if they were incorrect.He said that he had presumed that Khumalo was speaking on behalf of Buthelezi, but realized that he was incorrect.an incorrect answerThe 20-question survey had seven so-called positive questions about health care, which had correct or incorrect answers.A student with an incorrect computation may receive some credit for the process used in arriving at it, Pugmire said.They discovered later that the doctor had made an incorrect diagnosis.It never seemed to occur to him that anyone would give him incorrect information.incorrect spellingIt's simply incorrect to say that tobacco advertising does not influence young people.
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