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error

  

      n  
1    a mistake or inaccuracy, as in action or speech  
a typing error     
2    an incorrect belief or wrong judgment  
3    the condition of deviating from accuracy or correctness, as in belief, action, or speech  
he was in error about the train times     
4    deviation from a moral standard; wrongdoing  
he saw the error of his ways     
5      (Maths, statistics)   a measure of the difference between some quantity and an approximation to or estimate of it, often expressed as a percentage  
an error of ±5%     
6      (Statistics)      See       type I error       type II error  
     (C13: from Latin, from errare to err)  
   error-free             adj  
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