Definition of Mistranslates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mistranslate) ¹



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Definition of Mistranslates

1. mistranslate [v] - See also: mistranslate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistranslates

mistrafficking
mistrain
mistrained
mistraining
mistrains
mistral
mistrals
mistranscribe
mistranscribed
mistranscribes
mistranscribing
mistranscription
mistranscriptions
mistranslate
mistranslated
mistranslates (current term)
mistranslating
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mistransliterated
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mistransliterating
mistransliteration
mistransliterations
mistreading
mistreadings
mistreat
mistreated
mistreater

Literary usage of Mistranslates

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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"Dolce mistranslates: Quel ch'in altri e grandezza e in te pazzia; and Gascoigne blindly follows his blind guide: "What others might ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"... 'Chronicle'in compiling his history, and that he mistranslates some of the English words in a way that shows little familiarity with the English tongue. ..."

3. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1903)
"... collum,' which Mr. Murray mistranslates, ' I would rather that you made me cut my throat.' The treatment she was receiving might indeed well have driven ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"I have found, in D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature, two or three instances in which he mistranslates from the French. The first occurs in the following ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1876)
"... also mistranslates," for " perseverantia," so Mr. Oxenham tells us, "does not mean 'continuance for ever,' but 'perseverance in good'" (p. 623). ..."

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