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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Misconduct in public office.

Usage examples (32)
  • No less than three city aldermen were charged with malversation.
  • In B.C. 69 he had been accused of malversation, and defended by Cicero.
  • Director, certainly; for he hinted at malversation of shares: but the Company still stood as united as the Hand-inHand, and as firm as the Rock.
  • Six weeks later Alderman Fowke was committed to Fleet Prison by the committee for accompts of the kingdom, presumably on a charge of malversation. for more
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