misappropriations

misappropriate

[mis-uh-proh-pree-eyt]
verb (used with object), misappropriated, misappropriating.
1.
to put to a wrong use.
2.
to apply wrongfully or dishonestly, as funds entrusted to one's care.

Origin:
1855–60; mis-1 + appropriate

misappropriation, noun
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misappropriate (ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to appropriate for a wrong or dishonest use; embezzle or steal
 
misap'propri'ation
 
n

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