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misappropriation

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The wrongful, fraudulent or corrupt use of other's funds in one's care.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Wrong appropriation; wrongful use.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Wrong appropriation; application to a wrong use: as, misappropriation of money.
  • n. Appropriation with misapplication: as, the misappropriation of a term.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
  • n. wrongful borrowing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Authorities said four people in all were arrested, including two employees of GS Caltex Corp., for what they describe as misappropriation of national identification numbers and e-mail addresses of 11 million people, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • Wholesale misappropriation is against the law -- and he has legal redress against that already.

    Arianna Huffington: Journalism 2009: Desperate Metaphors, Desperate Revenue Models, And The Desperate Need For Better Journalism

  • "Putting the 'FUN' back in 'misappropriation of funds'!"

    Calgon, Take Me Away

  • Business as usual, say the Barzonistas, involves illegal and immoral acts: political corruption on the part of the government resulting in misappropriation of needed government aid, usury on the part of the banks, and connivance between the two to confiscate land and property from debtors victimized by the corruption and the usury, and consolidate it in the hands of the wealthy.

    Take this debt and shove it

  • Area one, as allegations that all have dishonesty as basis; namely misappropriation, self-enrichment and fraud.

    INTERNAL COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY

  • A Catholic Archdiocese in eastern Newfoundland investigating what it is calling a misappropriation of funds.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • It is in my book for what it is worth called misappropriation of taxpayer funds when the federal government allows tax payer money to be funneled through AIG and other institutions to foreign banks or institutions for any reason and states better wake up and take notice how these socialist in government today are hell-bent to take over the running of state governments.

    The Voice

  • The determination was based on an assumption that a whistle-blower over the misappropriation was a former senior police officer, Hata said.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • Blagojevich called the misappropriation "a bureaucratic mistake."

    News

  • Two years ago Mr. Finazzo claimed in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan that his firing and the subsequent federal investigation stemmed from the company's "misappropriation" of privileged communications between him and an attorney.

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