mismanage

[mis-man-ij]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), mismanaged, mismanaging.
to manage incompetently or dishonestly: to mismanage funds.

Origin:
1680–90; mis-1 + manage

mismanagement, noun
mismanager, noun


mishandle, bungle, botch, maladminister.
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mismanage (ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ)
 
vb
(tr) to manage badly or wrongly
 
mis'management
 
n
 
mis'manager
 
n

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mismanagement
1668; see mis- (1) + management.
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Example sentences
The country's current floods are far worse because of decades of river and
  floodplain mismanagement, experts say.
The proof of it was the mismanagement of the rebel interests.
Political disorder and mismanagement have blocked new industry and investment.
Corruption and mismanagement soon prompted a state takeover of the entire city.
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