mistranslate

mistranslate
[c]/mɪstrænzˈleɪt/ (say mistranz'layt), /-tranz-/ (say -trahnz-)

verb (mistranslated, mistranslating)
verb (t)
1. to translate incorrectly.
verb (i)
2. to make a wrong translation.
mistranslation, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mistranslate — Mis trans*late , v. t. To translate erroneously. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mistranslate — index distort, misinterpret, misread Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mistranslate — (v.) 1530s, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + TRANSLATE (Cf. translate). Related: Mistranslated; mistranslating …   Etymology dictionary

  • mistranslate — [mis΄trans lāt′, mis΄tranzlāt′; mis trans′lāt΄, mistranz′lāt΄] vt. mistranslated, mistranslating to translate incorrectly mistranslation n …   English World dictionary

  • mistranslate — mistranslation, n. /mis trans layt , tranz , mis trans layt, tranz /, v.t., v.i., mistranslated, mistranslating. to translate incorrectly. [1525 35; MIS 1 + TRANSLATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mistranslate — verb To translate incorrectly …   Wiktionary

  • mistranslate — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. misinterpret, distort, falsify; see mistake , misunderstand …   English dictionary for students

  • mistranslate — mɪstrænz leɪt , ns v. translate incorrectly, make a mistake in translation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mistranslate — verb translate incorrectly. Derivatives mistranslation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mistranslate — v. a. Misconstrue, misrender, misinterpret …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mistranslate — mis·translate …   English syllables

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