maladministration


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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.

maladministration

(ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən)
n
bad, inefficient, or dishonest management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution
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maladministration

noun mismanagement, incompetence, inefficiency, misrule, corruption, blundering, bungling, malpractice, dishonesty, malfeasance (Law), misgovernment a request to investigate a claim about maladministration
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maladministration

[ˈmælədˌmɪnɪsˈtreɪʃən] Nmala administración f

maladministration

[ˌmælədmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən] nmauvaise gestion f

maladministration

References in classic literature ?
Let me next endeavour to show what is that fault in States which is the cause of their present maladministration, and what is the least change which will enable a State to pass into the truer form; and let the change, if possible, be of one thing only, or if not, of two; at any rate, let the changes be as few and slight as possible.
Maladministration of the past has badly damaged the traditional beauty of the city and made the lives of the residents miserable.
Maladministration of the past badly damaged the traditional beauty of the city and made the lives of the residents miserable.
On the other hand the maladministration has reached such level in Punjab that thousands of Dengue patients are lying in the hospitals unattended to and the Chief Minister of the province is missing, she remarked.
The minister said while the mandates of the institutions differed as in some jurisdictions they extended to anti-corruption and protection as well as promotion of human rights whereas in others it was limited to combating maladministration only, corruption and maladministration were by nature related.
Guilsfield Community Council (GCC) has been rapped over the knuckles by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales for maladministration.
The move is intended to facilitate complainants and litigants at their door-steps for the provision of instant and cheap justice regarding any maladministration or misconduct of government agencies, said a press release here on Monday.
She said the country faced economic crisis due to maladministration and corruption of the previous rulers.
The APC spokesman stated that the PDP pushed the country to the brim of losing her identity in the comity of nations with their corrupt practices and maladministration, adding that President Buhari led APC government has started restoring the lost glory of the country.
Wirral council confirmed that an investigation into claims of maladministration had now been launched by the Standards and Testing Agency, the government body that regulates exams and tests in schools.
They said the university faces a severe crisis due to maladministration for which the Vice Chancellor is responsible.