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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 (35)
  • Yesterday's term was peculation, which is defined as:
  • Who derives the benefit of peculation I am unable to state.
  • There was no thievery—no political robbery or peculation.
  • It was one in which peculation and venality were predominant. for more
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