Definition of malpractice in English:


Syllabification: mal·prac·tice
Pronunciation: /malˈpraktəs


  • Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official: victims of medical malpractice investigations into malpractices and abuses of power
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    • 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, (professional) misconduct, breach of ethics, unprofessionalism, unethical behavior; negligence, carelessness, incompetence

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