Definition of "malpractice"
  1. An act or omission by a professional that deviates from the accepted standards in their field, causing harm to a patient or client
How to use "malpractice" in a sentence
  1. The patient sued the hospital for malpractice after the surgical error.
  2. The lawyer committed malpractice when she lost essential case documents.
  3. Seen as an act of accounting malpractice, the incorrect tax filing resulted in significant penalties for the client.

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