maladministration

maladministration
I noun bad job, blunder, botchery, bungling, default, dereliction of duty, evasion of duty, failure of duty, incompetency, inefficiency, inefficient management, malfeasance, malversation, misadministration, misapplication, misconduct, misdirection, misfeasance, misgovernment, misguidance, mishandling, mismanagement, misrule, neglect, negligence, poor administration, prava rerum administratio, unproficiency, want of duty II index misconduct, misdoing, misrule, misusage, misuse

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


maladministration

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • maladministration — mal‧ad‧min‧i‧stra‧tion [ˌmælədmɪnˈstreɪʆn] noun [uncountable] formal COMMERCE careless or dishonest management: • Accusations of waste, maladministration and inefficiency have been made. * * * maladministration UK US /ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən/ nou …   Financial and business terms

  • Maladministration — is a political term which describes the actions of a government body which can be seen as causing an injustice. The law in the United Kingdom says Ombudsman must investigate ‘maladministration’. The definition of maladministration is wide and can …   Wikipedia

  • Maladministration — Mal ad*min is*tra tion, n. [Mal + administration.] Bad administration; bad management of any business, especially of public affairs. [Written also {maleadministration}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maladministration — also mal administration, 1640s, from MAL (Cf. mal ) + ADMINISTRATION (Cf. administration) …   Etymology dictionary

  • maladministration — [[t]mæ̱lædmɪ̱nɪstre͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Maladministration is the act or process of running a system or organization incorrectly. [FORMAL] ...a request to investigate a claim about maladministration …   English dictionary

  • maladministration — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ma la dmi ni stra sion) s. f. Mauvaise administration. Coupable de maladministration. REMARQUE    L usage varie sur l orthographe de mal composé avec un nom féminin. Ainsi on dit malfaçon, mais malemort,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • maladministration — mal|ad|min|i|stra|tion [ˌmælədmınıˈstreıʃən] n [U] formal careless or dishonest management ▪ He accused the local authority of maladministration …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • maladministration — The incompetent administration of an asset or organization. Maladministration may or may not include *fraud, depending on the intentions of the perpetrators …   Auditor's dictionary

  • maladministration — noun Date: 1644 1. corrupt or incompetent administration (as of a public office) 2. incorrect administration (as of a drug) • maladminister transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maladministration — See maladminister. * * * …   Universalium

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