maladminister


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mal·ad·min·is·ter

 (măl′əd-mĭn′ĭ-stər)
tr.v. mal·ad·min·is·tered, mal·ad·min·is·ter·ing, mal·ad·min·is·ters
To administer or manage inefficiently or dishonestly.

mal′ad·min′is·tra′tion n.

maladminister

(ˌmælədˈmɪnɪstə)
vb
(tr) to administer badly, inefficiently, or dishonestly
ˌmaladˈminisˌtrator n

mal•ad•min•is•ter

(ˌmæl ədˈmɪn ə stər)

v.t.
to administer or manage badly or inefficiently.
[1695–1705]

maladminister


Past participle: maladministered
Gerund: maladministering

Imperative
maladminister
maladminister
Present
I maladminister
you maladminister
he/she/it maladministers
we maladminister
you maladminister
they maladminister
Preterite
I maladministered
you maladministered
he/she/it maladministered
we maladministered
you maladministered
they maladministered
Present Continuous
I am maladministering
you are maladministering
he/she/it is maladministering
we are maladministering
you are maladministering
they are maladministering
Present Perfect
I have maladministered
you have maladministered
he/she/it has maladministered
we have maladministered
you have maladministered
they have maladministered
Past Continuous
I was maladministering
you were maladministering
he/she/it was maladministering
we were maladministering
you were maladministering
they were maladministering
Past Perfect
I had maladministered
you had maladministered
he/she/it had maladministered
we had maladministered
you had maladministered
they had maladministered
Future
I will maladminister
you will maladminister
he/she/it will maladminister
we will maladminister
you will maladminister
they will maladminister
Future Perfect
I will have maladministered
you will have maladministered
he/she/it will have maladministered
we will have maladministered
you will have maladministered
they will have maladministered
Future Continuous
I will be maladministering
you will be maladministering
he/she/it will be maladministering
we will be maladministering
you will be maladministering
they will be maladministering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been maladministering
you have been maladministering
he/she/it has been maladministering
we have been maladministering
you have been maladministering
they have been maladministering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been maladministering
you will have been maladministering
he/she/it will have been maladministering
we will have been maladministering
you will have been maladministering
they will have been maladministering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been maladministering
you had been maladministering
he/she/it had been maladministering
we had been maladministering
you had been maladministering
they had been maladministering
Conditional
I would maladminister
you would maladminister
he/she/it would maladminister
we would maladminister
you would maladminister
they would maladminister
Past Conditional
I would have maladministered
you would have maladministered
he/she/it would have maladministered
we would have maladministered
you would have maladministered
they would have maladministered
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References in periodicals archive ?
But I'm subject to obsessive distress when people maladminister words.
The other somewhat heterogeneous group, of which the previously mentioned English Reversive is a member, contains various types of negation, reversal, transformation, and evaluation of the sense of predicates, such as those expressed by the following English Verbal prefixes: mal- (malform, maladminister, malfunction), dis- (disambiguate, dispossess, disallow), de- (deforest, de-energize, de-emphasize), re- (rewrite, rephrase, reshape), and so on (anti-, contra-, counter-, mis-), and so forth.
Addressing the party conference in Carmarthen, Mr Llwyd said, 'For how long can we in Wales stand the increasingly cringing behaviour of our First Minister, leading a team of inept amateurs to maladminister our country and embarrass us in front of the world?
An unwise appointment introduced an Iago into the museum, who fed information to the press on various deeds and trusts that he knew to be dangerous; Rothenstein had not paid sufficient attention to the terms on which they had been set up and had consequently allowed them to be maladministered. In demonstrating this and other failings, Clark shows us much else besides--about how the English establishment operates in the face of crisis, as well as the sometimes vituperative nature of the art world.
The money is there, you would say; it is just a question of redirecting it from maladministered projects and ministerial Mercedes abroad to nice, clean, value-for-money schemes here.