peculate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To embezzle (funds) or engage in embezzlement.
  • verb:
    • To embezzle
    • appropriate (as property entrusted to a single's care) fraudulently to 1's own usage
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To excellent to 1's own use the residential property regarding the public; to take community moneys intrusted to at least one's treatment; to embezzle.
  • others:
    • To applicable to a single′ s very own use-money or products intrusted to at least one′ s attention; embezzle; pilfer; take: initially, as with the Roman legislation, denoting embezzlement of moneys of the condition.
  • noun:
    • Peculation.

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