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  ( errors    plural  )
1       n-var   An error is something you have done which is considered to be incorrect or wrong, or which should not have been done.  
oft N prep  
NASA discovered a mathematical error in its calculations..., MPs attacked lax management and errors of judgment.     
2    If you do something in error or if it happens in error, you do it or it happens because you have made a mistake, especially in your judgment.  
in error      phrase   usu PHR after v  
The plane was shot down in error by a NATO missile.     
3    If someone sees the error of their ways, they realize or admit that they have made a mistake or behaved badly.  
see the error of one's ways      phrase   PHR after v  
I wanted an opportunity to talk some sense into him and try to make him see the error of his ways.     
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erreur n'est pas compte
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