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Synonyms for misappropriation

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  1. misappropriationnoun


  2. misappropriationnoun

    The wrongful, fraudulent or corrupt use of other's funds in one's care.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriationnoun

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

    embezzlement, misapplication, defalcation, peculation

  2. misappropriationnoun

    wrongful borrowing

    "his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory"

    embezzlement, misapplication, defalcation, peculation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misappropriation":

    embezzlement, diversion, misuse, malfeasance, hijacking, misdirection

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  1. Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko:

    Upon independent review...I have found no evidence to support the allegation about the alleged misappropriation of 250 billion shillings or any part thereof, further, I have found no evidence disclosing any criminality of any government officials. In the premises and, as matters stand now, there is no evidence upon which a prosecution may ensue.

  2. Andrew Celli:

    Their silence is telling ; they really have no substantive defense to the infringement claim, a jury will plainly see that the infringing Old Dubai Frame is an illegal copy of Fernando's award-winning design. Such blatant misappropriation by the Dubai Municipality and ThyssenKrupp is not just a clear violation of copyright law -- Dubai Municipality is Dubai Municipality to artists and architects worldwide.

  3. Parliament Damian Collins:

    After New FIFA requested urgent information from the Bahrain FA regarding the misappropriation of funds, Sheikh Salman did not comment until early December 2009, at which point Sheikh Salman denied those claims, however the Bahrain FA did not dispute the contents of the leaked documents.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Every price rise is an opportunity for investors to come out and better leave out of share market, but not before getting all accounts audited and holding stock brokers responsible for its involvement in misappropriation

  5. Chaka Fattah:

    I'll stand by my previous statement that I've never been involved in wrongdoing, any unlawful activity, any misappropriation of federal funds, and I think that there's a lot for us to digest once we see the indictment.


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