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malentendu (s) (noun), malentendus (pl)
1. A misunderstanding; a mistake or a wrong interpretation: Betty, you had a malentendu when you thought you had free use of Joe's images for your website.
2. Etymology: from French mal entendu, "misunderstood"; from mal, "badly"; from Latin male "bad" + entendu, past participle of entendre, "to understand".
Not understood correctly or a misunderstanding.
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A mistake or a wrong interpretation; a misunderstanding. (1)