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mal·prac·tice

 (măl-prăk′tĭs)
n.
1. Performance, as by a physician or lawyer, that falls below the professional minimum standard of care or service for a patient or client, especially when legally actionable because an injury or loss has been suffered by the patient or client.
2. An instance of such performance.

mal′prac·ti′tion·er (-tĭsh′ə-nər) n.

malpractice

(mælˈpræktɪs)
n
1. immoral, illegal, or unethical professional conduct or neglect of professional duty
2. any instance of improper professional conduct
malpractitioner n

mal•prac•tice

(mælˈpræk tɪs)

n.
1. dereliction of professional duty, as by a doctor or lawyer, through ignorance or negligence or criminal intent, esp. when injury or loss follows.
2. any improper, negligent practice.
[1665–75]
mal`prac•ti′tion•er (-ˈtɪʃ ə nər) n.

malpractice

Conduct by a professional or official person that is immoral or improper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malpractice - professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damagemalpractice - professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage; "the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice"
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
2.malpractice - a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct; "he charged them with electoral malpractices"
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"

malpractice

noun misconduct, abuse, negligence, mismanagement, misbehaviour, dereliction serious allegations of malpractice
Translations
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malpractice

[ˈmælˈpræktɪs]
A. N (= negligence) → negligencia f profesional; (= wrongdoing) → práctica f abusiva
B. CPD malpractice suit N (US) (Jur) → juicio m por negligencia profesional

malpractice

[ˌmælˈpræktɪs] n [doctor, professional] → faute f professionnelle
financial malpractice → pratique f (financière) frauduleusemalpractice suit n (US)procès m pour faute professionnelle

malpractice

nBerufsvergehen nt, → Verstoß mgegen das Berufsethos, Amtsvergehen nt (eines Beamten)

malpractice

[ˌmælˈpræktɪs] n (by doctor) → negligenza (colposa); (by minister, lawyer) → prevaricazione f

mal·prac·tice

n. negligencia profesional.

malpractice

n mala praxis f
References in classic literature ?
It is not my intention,"' he continued reading on, '"to enter on a detailed list, within the compass of the present epistle (though it is ready elsewhere), of the various malpractices of a minor nature, affecting the individual whom I have denominated Mr.
The Russian government had made representations to that of the United States of these malpractices on the part of its citizens, and urged to have this traffic in arms prohibited; but, as it did not infringe any municipal law, our government could not interfere.