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Dictionary Definition

misplace

Verb

1 place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: mislay, lose]
2 place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position; "misplaced modifiers"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To put something somewhere and then forget its location.
  2. To apply one's talents inappropriately.

Translations

To put something somewhere and then forget its location
  • Finnish: kadottaa, hukata
  • German: verlegen
  • Norwegian: forlegge
To apply one's talents inappropriately
  • Norwegian: misforstå
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