from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Faulty, inefficient or improper management or administration, especially by a government body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Bad administration; bad management of any business, especially of public affairs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Faulty management of affairs; vicious or defective conduct in the performance of official duties, particularly of executive and ministerial duties prescribed by law. Formerly maleadministration.
From mal- + administration. (Wiktionary)