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English definition of “embezzle”

embezzle

verb [T]    /ɪmˈbez·əl/
to secretly and illegally take money that is in your care or that belongs to an organization or business you work for embezzlement    /ɪmˈbez·əl·mənt/ noun [U] They were arrested for the embezzlement of company funds .
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