Business Dictionary :

Wrong, Wrongful and Wrongly



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Wrong : adjective : not right or not correct

• The total in the last column is wrong.

• The sales director reported the wrong figures to the meeting.

• I tried to phone. But I got the wrong number.



Wrongful : adjective : unlawful

• Wrongful dismissal = removing someone from a job for reasons which are wrong



Wrongly : adverb : not correctly or badly


• He wrongly invoiced Smith Ltd for £250 when he should have credited them with the same amount.




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