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Synonyms for embezzlementem·bez·zle·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriationnoun

    the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

    Synonyms:
    misappropriation, misapplication, defalcation, peculation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. embezzlementnoun

    Synonyms:
    peculation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. embezzlementnoun

    Synonyms:
    peculation, defalcation

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How to use embezzlement in a sentence?

  1. Finley Peter Dunne:

    A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.

  2. Trey Harrell:

    If there is an opioid piece to the embezzlement that those investigations will run simultaneously because this U.S. Attorney’s Office is not going to waste any resources, that being said, we’re hearing about an alleged opioid ring bouncing around but we’ve got a handful of issues regarding his resignation from his law firm due to funds not being accounted for.

  3. Mark Karpeles:

    I am happy to be judged not guilty for embezzlement and breach of trust, i will discuss with my lawyers and decide how to proceed on the remaining charge.

  4. Attorney Matthew Schneider:

    The union has had a problem with fraud, embezzlement and corruption, there are a few bad apples and those people have been convicted.

  5. Puran Malka:

    CEO means Chief Embezzlement Officer or Cheap Employment Officer

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