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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.
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malpractice

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

Conduct by a professional or official person that is immoral or improper.
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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"
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malpractice

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

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

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

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

n. negligencia profesional.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

malpractice

n mala praxis f
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References in classic literature ?
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.
'"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.
PUBLIC CITIZEN, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE PAYMENTS DROP AGAIN IN 2009, at 11 (2010), available at http://www.citizen .org/documents/NPDBFinal.pdf (citing the National Practitioner Data Bank and the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index).
Critique: "Malpractice" is essentially a novel that, although a work of fiction, is one that shows true-life insights into the dynamics of a malpractice lawsuit and the bitter tensions between doctors and lawyers.
A former President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Mr Michael Alogba-Olukoya, says the union will not hesitate to sanction teachers aiding and abetting examination malpractice.
The Florida Medical Malpractice Arbitration caps on intangible damages were recently declared unconstitutional by Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Rodriguez in response to Dr.
Medical malpractice liability has long been a controversial issue that often takes on partisan tones.
Indiana has a specific statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims that bars claims not filed within two years of the alleged malpractice.
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Greater than average spending was associated with reduced risk of incurring a malpractice claim across all physician specialties in a study of almost 25,000 doctors published in the BMJ.
Authors note that if higher spending is motivated by concerns about malpractice, then the spending would be considered "defensively motivated.
with higher cesarean rates per year were less likely to face a malpractice claim.