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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of fraudulently appropriating funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else; Wrong use.

Usage examples (32)
  • Alaska's attorney general, Daniel Sullivan, tells Newsweek that regulating business is a "misapplication" of the ESA.
  • They presented model legislation to correct what they called the "misapplication" of the amendment.
  • Today, she warns about the programs 'misapplication.
  • Sometimes pets are sickened because of misapplication. for more
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