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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An act or instance of incorrectly labeling, distinguishing, or categorizing something.

Usage examples (35)
  • Within misidentification theory, there are two main schools of thought, neither of which excludes the other.
  • These fall broadly into two camps, which we might call the misidentification theorists and the SHC theorists.
  • The MoD has launched a full investigation, which military experts suggesting the strike could have been a case of "misidentification".
  • It also leads to a misidentification of the enemy. for more
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