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Meaning of MISDIRECTION

Pronunciation:  `misdi'rekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  incorrect directions or instructions
  2. [n]  an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
 

MISDIRECTION is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: charge, commission, direction, instruction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`di*rec"tion\, n.
1. The act of directing wrongly, or the state of being so
   directed.

2. (Law) An error of a judge in charging the jury on a matter
   of law. --Mozley & W.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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