incorrect
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incorrect(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (erroneous)
a. incorrecto
It seems my calculations were incorrect and I got the wrong answer.Parece que mis cálculos fueron incorrectos y obtuve un resultado equivocado.
b. erróneo
We had an incorrect address and got lost.Teníamos la dirección errónea y nos perdimos.
2. (inappropriate)
a. incorrecto
Buying such expensive equipment shows an incorrect use of the school's resources.Comprar ese equipo tan caro muestra un uso incorrecto de los recursos de la escuela.
b. inadecuado
Don't slouch; that incorrect posture will cause you back problems.No te encorves; esa postura inadecuada te va a causar problemas de espalda.
c. inapropiado
My mom said it was incorrect to wear that miniskirt to church.Me dijo mi mamá que era inapropiado usar esa minifalda para ir a la iglesia.
d. impropio
The way you're acting is incorrect and nasty.El modo en que te comportas es impropio y desagradable.
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incorrect
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. incorrecto(a)
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incorrect [ˌɪnkəˈrekt]
adjective
1 (wrong) [+answer, spelling] incorrecto; [+information, statement, assumption] erróneo
it is incorrect to say that ... es erróneo decir que ...; that is incorrect, you are wrong no es cierto, usted se equivoca
2 (bad) [+posture, diet] incorrecto; inadecuado
3 (improper) [+behaviour] incorrecto; impropio; [+dress] inapropiado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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the students are incorrect
los estudiantes no tienen razón
correct the incorrect sentences
corrige las oraciones incorrectas
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