Definición de malversation en inglés:

malversation

Saltos de línea: mal¦ver|sa¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌmalvəˈseɪʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] formal
Corrupt behaviour in a position of trust, especially in public office: a charge of malversation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The court said she and her three associates ‘were acquitted of the crime of malversation for insufficiency of evidence to prove their guilt beyond reasonable doubt.’
  • In 1801, as 1st lord of the Admiralty, St Vincent prosecuted an inquiry into theft in the dockyards which contributed to Lord Melville's impeachment in 1806 for malversation of funds.
  • I've seen, as have we all, theft, fraud, intimidation, malversation.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French, from malverser, from Latin male 'badly' + versari 'behave'.

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