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miscalculations

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  • n. Plural form of miscalculation.

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Examples

  • Aetna says the the miscalculations were the result of outdated data tables used by Aetna Student Health (also known as Chickering), and that average underpayment was about $25.

    Aetna Underpaid Students, Settles For $5 Million - The Consumerist

  • Finally, many of the miscalculations are the result of a conservative analytic focus on narrow causes and effects, rather than mere incompetence.

    George Lakoff: George Bush Is Not Incompetent

  • To administration officials, this perception of weakness is only the latest in a long series of "miscalculations" by the Iraqi ruler.

    Saddam's Endgame

  • You can't predict what kind of miscalculations people can make when dealing with a superpower that has this kind of reputation and track record.

    Hullabaloo

  • Only years from now will these schemes "miscalculations" Bush has called them be exposed, and by then nobody would care.

    Monday, August 30, 2004

  • "miscalculations," citing the example of the Cold War-era US dialogue with the Soviet military.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "miscalculations" and so forth, regularly made as if by policy decision by our elected officials and CEOs whom all graduated from the best of the very best Ivy league schools of the world.

    Teknosis

  • One of the regime's biggest miscalculations was to strike the hardest in Deraa.

    Syria Revolt Fueled by Roof Fires and Tweets

  • And now that teachers are blogging student stories, or tweeting teenage bon mots, the intimacy of the learning process, with all of its embedded mistakes and miscalculations, is open to judgment by complete strangers.

    Turnstyle: Talking Sh*t about Sh*t My Students Write

  • Mori and Yamada's biggest miscalculations came when they tried to navigate the complexities of a deal to buy an overseas medical-technology company.

    At Olympus, Stumbles in Scandal

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