mishandling


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mis·han·dle

 (mĭs-hăn′dl)
tr.v. mis·han·dled, mis·han·dling, mis·han·dles
1. To deal with clumsily or inefficiently; mismanage: mishandled the project.
2. To treat roughly; maltreat: The package was mishandled during shipping.
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mishandling

(ˌmɪsˈhændlɪŋ)
n
the act or an instance of mishandling something
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mishandling

noun
1. Physically harmful treatment:
2. Wrong, often corrupt use:
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mishandling

[ˌmɪsˈhændlɪŋ] N
1. [of object, goods] → mal trato m
2. [of situation, problem] → mal manejo m
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His brig was like wife and child to him; he had looked on, day by day, at the mishandling of poor Ransome; but when it came to the brig, he seemed to suffer along with her.
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The governor, who was speaking at Chebara, said the mishandling of dam projects in Elgeyo Marakwet had caused many people to suffer.
Right now, we are mishandling it very badly indeed,' he said.
Since 2007 baggage mishandling has fallen by 70% and today 99.9% of mishandled bags are recovered and handed over to their owners within two days, it said.
The Metropolitan Police said that the disclosure did not amount to a criminal offence, but the former defence secretary accused Prime Minister Theresa May and Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill of badly mishandling the inquiry.
The Metropolitan Police said the disclosure did not amount to a criminal offence, but the former defence secretary accused Prime Minister Theresa May and Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill of badly mishandling the inquiry.
While the rate of global baggage mishandling is around 5.7 bags per 1,000 passengers over the past three years, Abu Dhabi International Airport boasts of a remarkable figure as it embraces technology.