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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

malpractice

[ˌmælˈpræktɪs] n [doctor, professional] → faute f professionnelle
financial malpractice → pratique f (financière) frauduleusemalpractice suit n (US)procès m pour faute professionnelle
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mal·prac·tice

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

malpractice

n mala praxis f
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Considering the aggressive and almost overwhelming opposition to the president's re-election that was advanced by the Democrats and their liberal lackeys in the entertainment industry and mainstream news media - not the least of which were the efforts of propaganda film sleaze Michael Moore and CBS News, where overdosed injections of media Botox were repeatedly applied to the Kerry campaign by malpractitioner Dan Rather - the president's win is more impressive and far greater than it would first appear.
Thus, should a malpractitioner's reputation or decision-making abilities be questioned, he, will have considerable opportunity to bring a successful lawsuit for libel or slander against the well-meaning accuser who dared to publicize, improve, limit, or terminate his substandard pattern of practice.
In the end it wasregretted that some elements while using CPNE's platform have protected their personal interests and the corruption of some malpractitioners. We have continuously tried to stop these individuals from using our platform for their personnel benefits but they have continued to endure their practices and have not even spared causing financial damage to their colloquies.