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misapply

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ/ formal
to use something in a way that is wrong or illegal: The trader pleaded guilty to misapplying millions of dollars and falsifying records. Did the department intentionally misapply the accounting rules?
Translations of “misapply”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用錯, 誤用, 濫用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用错, 误用, 滥用…
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