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misconstruction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisconstructionmis‧con‧struc‧tion /ˌmɪskənˈstrʌkʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 formalUNDERSTAND# an incorrect or mistaken understanding of something syn misunderstanding 🔊 Your ideas are open to misconstruction.
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misconstructionDoes his Lordship mean that the court would not have inquired into any alleged misconstruction of that term?It could not be the case that any misconstruction of any of these terms would involve a jurisdictional error.Concentration on character may be argued to allow critical misconstruction about how the plays' dramatic action works.
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