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miscalculate

verb
     
mis‧cal‧cu‧late [intransitive and transitive]
1 to make a mistake when deciding how long something will take to do, how much money you will need etc:
We miscalculated how long it would take to get there.
2 to make a wrong judgment about a situation:
Tim had miscalculated: Laura would never disobey her father.

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