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tr.v. mis·placed, mis·plac·ing, mis·plac·es
a. To put into a wrong place: misplace punctuation in a sentence.
b. To mislay: I misplaced my wallet.
2. To bestow (confidence, for example) on an improper, unsuitable, or unworthy person or idea.

mis·place′ment n.
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Noun1.misplacement - faulty positionmisplacement - faulty position      
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"


The act or an instance of losing something:
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According to the release, allocating a whopping N15bn or 12% of the budget to the Office of the Governor over and above the Health and Education sectors which received 2% and 1% respectively is a disastrous misplacement of priority at a time when both sectors are in urgent need of attention.
Should the court really state that it is the fault of agencies that Sajid Mehmood's misplacement FIR was not registered?
Among these facilities include registration of police report about misplacement of documents, provision of legal guidance regarding torture and harassment against women, issuance of police
He said the ministry issued a cheque of Sh75,086,880 and was to label the equipment to prevent pilferage and misplacement upon delivery to schools.
In the case of second generation PoP devices with through vias, the position of the paste between the balls can be assessed, or its misplacement on the sides of the vias.
Once customers and businesses feed a device ID into the website, the window will turn red in the event of misplacement or theft of the device, and also caution that the device might not be workable anymore.
Sigma Spectrum also includes features like integration with electronic health record (EHR) systemsincluding Cerner[R] and Epicto help streamline clinical workflow and improve accuracy of IV infusion documentation, built-in real-time location tracking of equipment within a facility to protect against misplacement, enhanced data analytics and use of standard IV set technology that can yield up to 53 percent cost savings in IV tubing sets and 30 percent reduction in IV tubing use.
The signs of abnormal memory loss that indicate the possibility of dementia include forgetting things like family members' names or birthdays, the inability to perform tasks that were previously familiar, or recurrent misplacement of items such as wallets, cell phones, or keys, especially in odd locations, such as the refrigerator or the oven.
The next most common cause of periapical retakes for both types of receptor was image receptor misplacement, making it the most prevalent intraoral image error made by students overall.
Considered a "never-event" in the United Kingdom (UK) and gaining increasing attention from US healthcare providers, the misplacement rate of NG (nasogastric) tubes which are intended to end in the stomach to deliver life-saving nutrition and medications are frequently not in the right spot.
In opinion, stigma and misplacement are some of the biggest challenges facing Queer Muslims today.
sup][6],[7] Misplacement of the superior vena cava (SVC) can lead to the perforation of the cava or the right atrium, which are associated with serious sequelae.