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misread

verb
     
mis‧read past tense and past participle misread [transitive]
1 to make a wrong judgment about a person or situation [= misinterpret]:
I think she misread the situation.
He may be misreading her intentions.
2 to read something incorrectly:
The doctor must have misread the notes.
misreading noun [uncountable and countable]
a misreading of the situation

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