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Meaning of MISAPPROPRIATION

Pronunciation:  m`isupr`owpree'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  wrongful borrowing; "his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory"
  2. [n]  the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
 

MISAPPROPRIATION is a 16 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: defalcation, embezzlement, misapplication, peculation
 
 See Also: adoption, borrowing, larceny, plunderage, raid, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`ap*pro`pri*a"tion\, n.
Wrong appropriation; wrongful use.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse, abuse of office, befoulment, conversion, corrupt administration, debasement, defalcation, defilement, desecration, diversion, embezzlement, fouling, maladministration, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation, misapplication, misconduct, misemployment, misfeasance, mishandling, mismanagement, misusage, misuse, peculation, perversion, pilfering, pollution, poor stewardship, profanation, prostitution, violation
 

 

 

 

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