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Misappropriation vs. Misapplication

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Misappropriationnoun

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

Misapplicationnoun

The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application.

‘Trying to open a paint can with a chisel is a misapplication of the tool.’;

Misappropriationnoun

Wrong appropriation; wrongful use.

Misapplicationnoun

A wrong application.

Misappropriationnoun

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

Misapplicationnoun

wrong use or application

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Misappropriationnoun

wrongful borrowing;

‘his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory’;

Misapplicationnoun

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

Misappropriationnoun

the action of misappropriating something; embezzlement

‘an alleged misappropriation of funds’;

Misappropriation

In law, misappropriation is the unauthorized use of another's name, likeness, identity, property, discoveries, inventions, etc without that person's permission, resulting in harm to that person. Another use of the word refers to intentional and illegal use of property or funds; it can particularly refer to when done by a public official.

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