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Definition 1: the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for misapplication in the sense of this definition

(misapplication is a kind of ...) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

"the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

(... is a kind of misapplication ) an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

(... is a kind of misapplication ) the act of plundering (especially the embezzlement of goods on shipboard)

Definition 2: wrong use or application - [noun denoting act]

(misapplication is a kind of ...) the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose

"he advocated the application of statistics to the problem" "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"

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