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malpractice Line breaks: mal|prac¦tice
Pronunciation: /malˈpraktɪs/

Definition of malpractice in English:


[mass noun]
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional behaviour: victims of medical malpractice [count noun]: investigations into malpractices and abuses of power
More example sentences
  • Firstly it said that they engaged in medical malpractice, in other words they'd been sued.
  • Compensation is granted regardless of medical responsibility or malpractice.
  • At the firm, he specializes in medical malpractice and other complex litigation.
wrongdoing, dereliction of duty, professional misconduct, breach of ethics, unprofessional behaviour, unprofessionalism, unethical behaviour;
negligence, carelessness, incompetence

Words that rhyme with malpractice

practice, practise
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