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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of misconduct.

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Examples

  • Mr Justice Donal O'Donnell found arbitrator Geoffrey F. Hawker had "misconducted" the arbitration in the technical sense and this required the setting aside of his October 2007 award on the dispute between the Council and Samuel Kingston Construction Company (SKC) arising from a contract of April 5th 2004 for the redevelopment of Eyre Square.

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  • Attempts to determine when it is acceptable to conduct clinical research have been significantly influenced by its history, by how it has been conducted and, in particular, by how it has been misconducted.

    The Ethics of Clinical Research

  • They were shamefully treated; and it is recorded that the Oxford scholars hissed and howled and groaned, and misconducted themselves in an anything but a scholarly way.

    A Child's History of England

  • It was known to all the Claverings — and even to all others who cared about such things — that Lord and Lady Ongar were not happy together, and it had been already said that Lady Ongar had misconducted herself.

    The Claverings

  • “Lady Ongar has never misconducted herself —” said Harry.

    The Claverings

  • Mdladla said about 15 cases of police misconducted had been investigated in the province by the ICD and some had been referred to KwaZulu-Natal Attorney-General Tim McNally for prosecution.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Katyoka, had misconducted themselves early this year over the attempted cashing of a 210 million kwacha (approximately 200,000 dollar) cheque at the Bank of Zambia (BOZ central bank).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Until one of them misconducted themselves the marriage would have to go on, and since he was in The Haven and couldn't very well commit adultery, the initiative lay with her.

    The Rainbow and the Rose

  • Ænone could not follow him; and step by step, in the ardor of criticism, he advanced so far that he was soon ready to prove that the campaign had been most wofully misconducted, and was only indebted to accident for success.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • "There has been mismanagement somewhere, or else some new device of infernal malice; I say the thing has been misconducted, with the same cursed blundering that has always attended that affair; and I would rather my wife were in her coffin than have seen what I have seen to-night."

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

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