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mis·ap·pro·pri·ate

 (mĭs′ə-prō′prē-āt′)
tr.v. mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ed, mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ing, mis·ap·pro·pri·ates
1. To appropriate wrongly: misappropriating the theories of social science.
2. To appropriate dishonestly for one's own use; embezzle.

mis′ap·pro′pri·a′tion n.

misappropriate

(ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt)
vb
(tr) to appropriate for a wrong or dishonest use; embezzle or steal
ˌmisapˈpropriˈation n

mis•ap•pro•pri•ate

(ˌmɪs əˈproʊ priˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to put to a wrong use.
2. to apply wrongfully or dishonestly, as funds entrusted to one's care.
[1855–60]
mis`ap•pro`pri•a′tion, n.

misappropriate


Past participle: misappropriated
Gerund: misappropriating

Imperative
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Present
I misappropriate
you misappropriate
he/she/it misappropriates
we misappropriate
you misappropriate
they misappropriate
Preterite
I misappropriated
you misappropriated
he/she/it misappropriated
we misappropriated
you misappropriated
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Present Continuous
I am misappropriating
you are misappropriating
he/she/it is misappropriating
we are misappropriating
you are misappropriating
they are misappropriating
Present Perfect
I have misappropriated
you have misappropriated
he/she/it has misappropriated
we have misappropriated
you have misappropriated
they have misappropriated
Past Continuous
I was misappropriating
you were misappropriating
he/she/it was misappropriating
we were misappropriating
you were misappropriating
they were misappropriating
Past Perfect
I had misappropriated
you had misappropriated
he/she/it had misappropriated
we had misappropriated
you had misappropriated
they had misappropriated
Future
I will misappropriate
you will misappropriate
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Future Perfect
I will have misappropriated
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he/she/it will have misappropriated
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you will have misappropriated
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Future Continuous
I will be misappropriating
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he/she/it will be misappropriating
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you will be misappropriating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misappropriating
you have been misappropriating
he/she/it has been misappropriating
we have been misappropriating
you have been misappropriating
they have been misappropriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misappropriating
you will have been misappropriating
he/she/it will have been misappropriating
we will have been misappropriating
you will have been misappropriating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misappropriating
you had been misappropriating
he/she/it had been misappropriating
we had been misappropriating
you had been misappropriating
they had been misappropriating
Conditional
I would misappropriate
you would misappropriate
he/she/it would misappropriate
we would misappropriate
you would misappropriate
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Past Conditional
I would have misappropriated
you would have misappropriated
he/she/it would have misappropriated
we would have misappropriated
you would have misappropriated
they would have misappropriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misappropriate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own usemisappropriate - appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"
fiddle - commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

misappropriate

verb steal, embezzle, pocket, misuse, knock off (slang), swindle, misspend, trouser (slang), misapply, defalcate (Law) I have not misappropriated any funds whatsoever.

misappropriate

verb
To use wrongly and improperly:
Translations
sprzeniewierzyćzdefraudować

misappropriate

[ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪeɪt] VTmalversar, desfalcar

misappropriate

[mɪsəˈprəʊprieɪt] vt [+ money] → détourner

misappropriate

vtentwenden; moneyveruntreuen

misappropriate

[ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt] vtappropriarsi indebitamente di
References in classic literature ?
They were disputing about the misappropriation of certain sums and the laying of certain pipes, and Sergey Ivanovitch was very cutting to two members, and said something at great length with an air of triumph; and another member, scribbling something on a bit of paper, began timidly at first, but afterwards answered him very viciously and delightfully.
The Elementary and Secondary Education Department has notified the VC and NC Nazims as the member of the PTCs and has requested public through media campaigns to identity any misappropriations in the PTC funds.
An official of the NAB KP said that the alleged misappropriations and embezzlement were made through over-payment to illegal and fake owners of land and causing more than rupees 150 million losses to provincial exchequer.
PESHAWAR -- Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has ordered probe into severe irregularities and misappropriations in Planning and Development (P and D) Department and recovery of an amount of Rs 106 million from the responsible officials to deposit it in the national exchequer.
This fraud can be classified into three categories: asset misappropriations, corruption and financial statement fraud.
The remainder of this article discusses examples of risk factors and conditions associated with the risk of fraudulent reporting and misappropriations of assets in not-for-profit organizations, as well as specific auditor responses associated with risk factors identified.
Because the scope is so broad, occupational fraud includes such common violations as asset misappropriations, corruption, fraudulent financial statements, pilferage and petty theft, false overtime, using company property for personal benefit and payroll and sick-time abuses.
Seed companies will be willing to make substantial investments in research, knowing that those investments will be protected from misappropriations by other companies," he noted.
In particular, the Court of Appeals directed the District Court to consider whether the Royal policies cover losses resulting from the misappropriation by SFC of payments made by students and, if not, whether any of the claimed losses result from such misappropriations rather than from defaults by students.
PESHAWAR -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), according to the verdict of Peshawar High Court (PHC), would hear the cases of candidates who filed petitions against the alleged misappropriations in demarcations of union councils for upcoming local government polls.
During the inquiry, the accused Ali Raza was held responsible for misappropriations of 1690 wheat bags while accused Abdul Aziz Noonari was held responsible for misappropriation of 4200 wheat bags during the wheat crops.