mishandling


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mis·han·dle

 (mĭs-hăn′dl)
tr.v. mis·han·dled, mis·han·dling, mis·han·dles
1. To deal with clumsily or inefficiently; mismanage: mishandled the project.
2. To treat roughly; maltreat: The package was mishandled during shipping.

mishandling

(ˌmɪsˈhændlɪŋ)
n
the act or an instance of mishandling something
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mishandling

noun
1. Physically harmful treatment:
2. Wrong, often corrupt use:
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mishandling

[ˌmɪsˈhændlɪŋ] N
1. [of object, goods] → mal trato m
2. [of situation, problem] → mal manejo m
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The curtain down, with a gleeful audience in front and with the dogs back in the room over the stage, Wilton Davis descended to look for Michael, who, instead of cowering in some corner, stood between the legs of the stage-hand, quivering yet from his mishandling and threatening to fight as hard as ever if attacked.
His brig was like wife and child to him; he had looked on, day by day, at the mishandling of poor Ransome; but when it came to the brig, he seemed to suffer along with her.
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He carried on: "We say that the fracture sustained by Mrs Teale was caused by Rajan's mishandling of her, when he was one of her carers.
Syed Asif Hasnain was of the view that mishandling of blinds in Lahore had given negative message internationally.
The data highlights how far the industry has come in tackling baggage mishandling over the past decade.
In a statement here he e said that the prime minister who use to go and sit in the camp of this missing people when he was in the opposition and now after coming into the government they are now mistreating and mishandling innocent people who are asking for their rights.
A senior aide to South Korean President Lee Myung Bak offered to resign Thursday amid a public uproar over the mishandling of a planned military pact with Japan, a presidential spokesman said.
5 million for mishandling grievances about investment products.
along with a bipartisan group of senators, has introduced legislation aimed at preventing the miss-marking of graves at Arlington National Cemetery in the wake of a series of revelations regarding the mishandling of remains of U.
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The details came to light in a report released today by Mr Buchanan which probed the mishandling of public money in local government.