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embezzle

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ɪmˈbez.l̩/
to secretly take money that is in your care or that belongs to an organization or business you work for: She embezzled thousands of dollars from the charity.
embezzlement
noun [U] uk   us   /-mənt/
They were arrested for embezzlement of company funds.
embezzler
noun [C] uk   /-lər/  us   /-lɚ/
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