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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Wrong appropriation; wrongful use.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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  • 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 2008

  • 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 Arianna Huffington 2010

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

    Calgon, Take Me Away 2005

  • 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 2000

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


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

    CBC | Top Stories News 2010

  • 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 2009

  • Blagojevich called the misappropriation "a bureaucratic mistake."

    News 2009

  • 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 2009

  • 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.

    Former A 2010


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