Definición de misfeasance en inglés:

misfeasance

Saltos de línea: mis|feas¦ance
Pronunciación: /mɪsˈfiːz(ə)ns
 
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sustantivo

Law
  • A transgression, especially the wrongful exercise of lawful authority.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In contrast with the tort of misfeasance in public office, bad faith is not an ingredient of the tort; it is not a defence for the defendant to say that he acted in good faith.
    • The effect of this is that the occupier's liability is governed by the common law, which provides that he will be liable for negligent misfeasance but not for nonfeasance.
    • I have evidence of perjury and the perversion of the course of justice and misfeasance in public office.

Origen

early 17th century: from Old French mesfaisance, from mesfaire, from mes- 'wrongly' + faire 'do' (from Latin facere). Compare with malfeasance.

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