mislabeled mislabeled  /mɪs ˈleɪ bəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirements

Usage(s):

  • Weise admits the agency is similarly tool-less in spotting mislabeled apparel imports, which amount to at least $2 billion annually.

News

  1. Authorities seize mislabeled drugs from market

    Authorities say they have seized hundreds of pounds of unmarked or mislabeled drugs from more than 15 vendors at a Hmong market in St. Paul.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WXOW 19 La Crosse

  2. Authorities Seize Mislabeled Drugs From St. Paul Market

    Authorities said Thursday they have seized hundreds of pounds of cyanide, steroids, opiates and other mislabeled or unlabeled drugs from more than 15 vendors at a Hmong market in St. Paul.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

Quotes

  1. "I think Dwight is mislabeled," Doc Rivers said. "He doesn't have to score to create offense."
    on May 16, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: FanHouse

  2. "I really should have known about Meese a while ago, but thanks to a mislabeled CD mix, I didn't realize Meese was responsible for one of my favorite songs until I went to their concert," Meyer explained. "And then I was glad that I already...
    on Aug 20, 2009 By: Stephenie Meyer Source: MTV.com

  3. "What is mislabeled is his athleticism," Saints Coach Sean Payton said this week, peeling back the layers. "He's a rare athlete. When you look at his foot agility, his release, his accuracy and the fact he has hands as big as mitts, he's got...
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Sean Payton Source: New York Times

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