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Synonyms for misapplicationmis·ap·pli·ca·tion

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  1. misapplicationnoun

    wrong use or application

    Synonyms:
    misappropriation, embezzlement, defalcation, peculation

  2. embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    misappropriation, embezzlement, defalcation, peculation

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  1. Fernando Bermudez:

    Getting rid of the death penalty is very important because there's always the grave risk that an innocent person can be convicted, it's a matter where people who are on death row can be executed by mistake. But also, I think it's a matter of the misapplication of the law and that the death penalty has been proven not to work to deter or prevent crime the way people hoped it would.

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