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tr.v. mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ed, mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ing, mis·ap·pro·pri·ates
1. To appropriate wrongly: misappropriating the theories of social science.
2. To appropriate dishonestly for one's own use; embezzle.
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|Noun||1.||misappropriation - the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else|
raid - an attempt by speculators to defraud investors
plunderage - the act of plundering (especially the embezzlement of goods on shipboard)
|2.||misappropriation - wrongful borrowing; "his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory"|
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noun embezzlement, stealing, theft, swindling, expropriation, defalcation (Law) He was accused of misappropriation of bank funds.
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misappropriation[ˌmɪsəprəʊpriˈeɪʃən] n [money] → détournement m
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