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misappropriation

Syllabification: mis·ap·pro·pri·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmisəˌprōprēˈāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of misappropriation in English:

noun

The action of misappropriating something; embezzlement: an alleged misappropriation of funds
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  • She needed to apply strict accounting principles and practices to detect fraud and misappropriations of public funds.
  • The ministry audit found no evidence of fraud or misappropriation of government funds and no undo influence or inappropriate relationship with ministers.
  • Government has warned that it will deal firmly with officers involved in thefts and misappropriation of funds meant for community projects.

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