misappropriation[ mis-uh-proh-pree-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF misappropriation
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Tom never for a moment regarded the misappropriation of the gold as a theft.
But a second avenue of misappropriation thus was discovered.
Dr. Cronin had been charging the triangle with misappropriation of the funds—and what else?
I allow, then, that some misappropriation is not improbable.
To spend so large an amount of the people's money in purely secular education seems to me a misappropriation of funds.
After my defection, or misappropriation, he solaced himself by trying to make one or two other friendships.
He allows no luxury or self-indulgence, no misappropriation of time, no ostentatious display of wealth or station.
The funds ought to be applied to the general good; and if they're only spent on a few, I call it misappropriation of a trust.
He found that a most elaborate system of fraudulent entry in the city books covered the misappropriation of enormous sums.
Eventually, however, Argall was severely criticized and accused of the misappropriation of Company resources.