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malfeasance

noun [U]     /mælˈfiːzəns/
LAW the fact of someone in a position of authority intentionally doing something dishonest or illegal: These laws were put in place to discourage malfeasance by public officials. corporate/financial/political malfeasance → Compare misfeasance, nonfeasance
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