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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use.

Usage examples (5)
  • The court found out that the offender attempted to defalcate the company's funds to his estate.
  • No one can defalcate in this particular; no one can
  • This "Stimulus" Bill will defalcate the economy and defecate upon the people.
  • An embezzler can not defalcate in Nova Scotia, lightly skip into Manitoba and put both provinces to expense and technical trouble apprehending him. for more
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