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Synonyms for misapplicationmis·ap·pli·ca·tion

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  1. misapplicationnoun

    wrong use or application

    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

    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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