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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Use for a wrong thing or by the wrong person.

Usage examples (33)
  • Did the panel misapply the statute of limitations?
  • With lightning-like rapidity, to misapply a familiar line --
  • And there are educators and parents who misapply even the best curricula.
  • Also, they have picked a dangerous time to misapply those sacred principles. for more
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