peculation definition

  • noun:
    • The wrongful appropriation or embezzlement of shared or general public home, frequently by a person entrusted aided by the guardianship of that residential property.
    • The work or training of peculating, or of defrauding people by appropriating to at least one's very own make use of the money or products intrusted to one's look after administration or disbursement; embezzlement.
    • The work of peculating; the criminal activity of appropriating to 1's very own use-money or goods intrusted to a single's care; embezzlement; defalcation.
    • the fraudulent appropriation of funds or residential property entrusted towards care but really owned by another person

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