Definition of maladminister in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmalˌadˈministər/


[with object] formal
Manage or administer inefficiently, badly, or dishonestly.
Example sentences
  • We are led to believe that our hospitals are filthy, that waking up during surgery is commonplace, that medicines are routinely maladministered, and that experts will never agree.
  • Employees may be able to complain to the pensions ombudsman that the scheme was maladministered, but this may be difficult to prove.
  • These were the athletes whose puberty and growth were delayed, and one of the tools was thought to be maladministered contraceptive pills.

Words that rhyme with maladminister

administer, minister, sinister

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Syllabification: mal·ad·min·is·ter

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