Definition of "misappropriation"
  1. Illegal and intentional use of another individual's property or funds for personal purposes or other unauthorized uses, especially when done by someone in a position of trust, like a public official or estate executor
How to use "misappropriation" in a sentence
  1. The audit revealed misappropriation of funds in the company's accounts.
  2. The trustee was removed from his position for misappropriation of estate assets.
  3. The public official resigned amid allegations of misappropriation of public funds.

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