maladminister

maladminister

[mal-uhd-min-uh-ster]
verb (used with object)
to administer or manage badly or inefficiently: The mayor was a bungler who maladministered the city budget.

Origin:
1695–1705; mal- + administer

maladministration, noun
maladministrator, noun
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maladminister (ˌmælədˈmɪnɪstə)
 
vb
(tr) to administer badly, inefficiently, or dishonestly
 
malad'ministrator
 
n

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