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Definition of "misappropriation" []

  • The wrongful, fraudulent or corrupt use of other's funds in one's care. (noun)

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Use "misappropriation" in a sentence
  • "Authorities said four people in all were arrested, including two employees of GS Caltex Corp., for what they describe as misappropriation of national identification numbers and e-mail addresses of 11 million people, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported."
  • "Wholesale misappropriation is against the law -- and he has legal redress against that already."
  • ""Putting the 'FUN' back in 'misappropriation of funds'!""