mistranslation mistranslation

Definition(s):

  • (n) an incorrect translation

Usage(s):

  1. Maya1983 is absolutly right about the mistranslation.
  2. This is a mistranslation that has been used endlessly by anti-Iranian factions to portray Iran as an aggressive Middle East giant.

News

  • Soccer-Socceroo Thompson makes light of Neymar 'overrated' barb

    Sept 6 (Reuters) - Australia's Archie Thompson has made light of his comment that Brazilian Neymar, who recently moved to Barcelona for $74 million, was overrated, putting the remark down to jetlag or mistranslation. The Socceroos take on the 2014 World Cup hosts in a friendly in Brasilia on Saturday and Thompson livened up pre-match exchanges by saying he thought Neymar was overrated and his ...
    on September 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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