inaccurately inaccurately  /ɪ ˈnæk jə rət li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an inaccurate manner

Usage(s):

  1. The original version of this story inaccurately stated that the Democratic presidential debate at the University of Miami was scheduled for Sept.
  2. A sheriff's officer later admitted that he testified inaccurately about a key piece of evidence used at Cruz's trial.
  3. It's especially important for the Storm because it lacks wi-fi connectivity, a feature that had been inaccurately rumored in the blogosphere but which is absent from the final device.

News

  1. Douglas man receives probation retraction

    In the May 8 issue of the Douglas Dispatch, the article “Douglas man receives probation” inaccurately stated that three U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers were arrested. It should have stated as follows.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Douglas Dispatch

  2. Yes, You CAN Recycle Pizza Boxes & Coffee Cups!

    In its coverage of a rally against the proposed ban on polystyrene (hereafter inaccurately referred to as "Styrofoam" because the human race is stubborn) in front of City Hall yesterday, NBC reported that "James Reilly, who runs food packaging factory GenPak, pointed out that alternatives like paper cups are not recyclable." This is not true! But you can't fault his ignorance: the DSNY's website ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. He added: "In my time a Spanish side never felt so uncomfortable or passed the ball so inaccurately. But now it's an absolutely marvellous moment for Spanish football and our game is at the very top."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: Peterborough Today

  2. "This shows that businesses are getting the message," Mr Shine said. "Those recently fined were found to have a system where a large number of items were scanned inaccurately, resulting in customers getting ripped off."
    on May 1, 2008 By: Kerry Shine Source: Brisbane Times

  3. "The young college student hopefully will find a career other than journalism," Huckabee wrote on his web site. "Not only did he attempt to sensationalize my well known and hardly unusual views of same-sex marriage, he also inaccurately...
    on Apr 14, 2010 By: Mike Huckabee Source: National Review Online (blog)

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