misuse of funds

misuse of funds
index misapplication

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  • misuse of funds — use funds improperly, use funds illegally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misuse — mis‧use [ˌmɪsˈjuːs] noun [countable, uncountable] LAW the dishonest or wrong use of something: • a misuse of public funds misuse [mɪsˈjuːz] verb [transitive] : • A Florida businessman was arrested for misusing company funds. * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • misuse — I noun abuse, degradation, erroneous use, ill treatment, ill usage, ill use, improper usage, improper use, incorrect usage, incorrect use, maladministration, malpractice, maltreatment, misapplication, misappropriation, misemployment, mishandling …   Law dictionary

  • misuse — /mɪs ju:s/ noun a wrong use ● the misuse of funds or of assets …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • misuse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ alleged, possible ▪ deliberate ▪ gross, serious ▪ criminal (AmE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • misuse — mis|use1 [ˌmısˈju:z] v [T] 1.) to use something for the wrong purpose, or in the wrong way, often with harmful results ▪ Even harmless drugs can be misused. ▪ The term schizophrenia is often misused. ▪ There is concern that the judges might… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • misuse — misuses, misusing, misused (The noun is pronounced [[t]mɪ̱sju͟ːs[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]mɪ̱sju͟ːz[/t]].) 1) N VAR: usu with supp, oft N of n The misuse of something is incorrect, careless, or dishonest use of it. ...the misuse of power… …   English dictionary

  • misuse — 1. verb 1) misusing public funds Syn: put to wrong use, misemploy, embezzle, use fraudulently; abuse, squander, waste 2) she had been misused by her husband See mistreat 2. noun 1) a misuse of company assets …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • misuse — 1. verb misusing public funds Syn: embezzle, misappropriate, abuse, waste, squander 2. noun a misuse of company assets Syn: embezzlement, fraud, squandering, waste …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse — The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) is part of the National Health Service in England. Established in 2001 to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug treatment, it is currently delivering the ambitions of …   Wikipedia

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