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English definition of “embezzle”

embezzle

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪmˈbez.l̩/ us  
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.Fraud and corruption
embezzlement
noun [U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
They were arrested for embezzlement of company funds.Fraud and corruption
embezzler
noun [C] uk   /-lər/ us    /-lɚ/
Miscellaneous criminals
(Definition of embezzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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