Definition of maladminister in English:


Syllabification: mal·ad·min·is·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌmalədˈministər


[with object] formal
  • Manage or administer inefficiently, badly, or dishonestly.
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    • 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.

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