Definition of "embezzlement"
  1. The act of illicitly taking or misusing money or assets that were entrusted to you, usually in a work or governmental context
How to use "embezzlement" in a sentence
  1. After investigations, the company's CFO was charged with embezzlement.
  2. The public official was sentenced for embezzlement of public funds.
  3. Initially trusted with the funds, the treasurer was soon accused of embezzlement.

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