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mistake

[mə′stāk]
(computer science)
A human action producing an unintended result, in contrast to an error in a computer operation.
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When a mistake was truly grave, hewould emphasize his words and repeat them several times.
Amid a security situation in Iraq and Afghanistan that continues to be contentious, a smaller share of Americans now than last year view the conflict in Afghanistan or the Iraq war as a mistake.
HMRC can charge you an inaccuracy penalty if you make a mistake with your return that results in an underpayment of tax, or if you make an excessive claim for loss relief or a repayment of tax.
As children, we felt horrible when we made mistakes and thought our worlds were upside down because things did not go as they planned.
In my 35 years as your Man on the Street I can honestly say there are few things worse than the feeling of deep nausea one experiences upon realising that one has made a mistake in print and there is absolutely nothing that can be done to take it back.
Although Bieber has already apologised for his mistake in using the N-word, Drake will not let him off the hook just yet.
In elementary school, we learn early that a student starts a test with 100 percent, and loses marks with each mistake.
Washington, Mar 19 ( ANI ): Around 53 percent of Americans believe that the invasion of Iraq was a mistake, according to a recent poll.
We resort to the Yemeni law of crimes number 245, which stipulates that whoever makes a medical mistake affecting patients negatively or causing them permanent disabilities must pay blood money or be imprisoned," Barman said.
The CEO of ANZ (NYSE: ANZ), Mike Smith, has said that selling the bank's unit in India in 2000 was a mistake.
of London) examines the roots and history of the doctrine of mistake in English contract law, from Roman times to the present.
Summary: It's crucial for business leaders to really understand that learning lies in every mistake.