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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wrongful borrowing; The fraudulent use of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.

Usage examples (34)
  • His explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory
  • "Putting the 'FUN' back in 'misappropriation of funds'!"
  • Wholesale misappropriation is against the law -- and he has legal redress against that already.
  • Blagojevich called the misappropriation "a bureaucratic mistake." for more
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