misappropriation definition

  • noun:
    • The wrongful, deceptive or corrupt usage of various other's resources in a single's care.
    • incorrect appropriation; wrongful usage.
    • incorrect appropriation; application to an incorrect use: since, misappropriation of income.
    • Appropriation with misapplication: as, the misappropriation of a term.
    • the deceptive appropriation of resources or residential property entrusted to your attention but actually had by somebody else
    • wrongful borrowing

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