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Definition of "misapplication" [mis•ap•pli•ca•tion]

  • The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "misapplication" in a sentence
  • "Alaska's attorney general, Daniel Sullivan, tells Newsweek that regulating business is a "misapplication" of the ESA."
  • "Friday, USA Taekwondo filed an unsuccessful protest, arguing that a "misapplication" of the rules resulted in a point being deducted from Lopez late in regulation time of his fight with Mauro Sarmiento of Italy."
  • "They presented model legislation to correct what they called the "misapplication" of the amendment."
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