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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALPRACTICE

Only a shoonoo doesn't get sued for malpractice; he gets a spear stuck in him.

This is so important that its voluntary omission is malpractice.

And been suspected of the malpractice myself if he'd found it out?

I thought there should in truth be heavy damages for malpractice on human souls.

If he does not, then the charge of malpractice may be brought against him.

I refuse to have anything to do with the malpractice you propose.

Suppose he were sued by some vicious shrieking woman for malpractice.

Rather than confess defeat, he will accuse the nearest relatives of the patient of malpractice.

Mrs. Eddy was heard to exclaim when she imagined herself the victim of the malpractice of one of her rivals.

The consequence of this condonation of malpractice appears whenever there is opportunity of investigation.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, hybrid coined from mal- + practice (n.). Also used in law for "illegal action by which a person seeks a benefit for himself while in a position of trust" (1758).

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