Definition of malpractice in English:

malpractice

Line breaks: mal|prac¦tice
Pronunciation: /malˈpraktɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Improper, illegal, or negligent professional behaviour: victims of medical malpractice [count noun]: investigations into malpractices and abuses of power
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    wrongdoing, dereliction of duty, professional misconduct, breach of ethics, unprofessional behaviour, unprofessionalism, unethical behaviour; negligence, carelessness, incompetence

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