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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.

Usage examples (32)
  • And I forgot to throw in embezzlement and racketeering in there.
  • On purely my own ideals – embezzlement is stealing from someone else.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith wrote that embezzlement is “the most interesting of crimes” for an economist.
  • We have survived and overcome job loss, embezzlement from a trusted business partner, and an aggressive form of breast cancer. for more
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