misapply Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"misapply" in British English

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misapplyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪs.əˈplaɪ/
to use something ​badly, ​wrongly, or in a way that was not ​intended: It will be ​impossible to ​recover all the misapplied ​charitymoney.
misapplication
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-æp.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
The ​investigationfoundevidence of a ​serious misapplication offunds.
(Definition of misapply from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misapply" in Business English

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misapplyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ/ formal
to use something in a way that is wrong or ​illegal: The ​traderpleaded guilty to misapplying millions of ​dollars and ​falsifyingrecords. Did the ​department intentionally misapply the ​accountingrules?
(Definition of misapply from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misapply”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用错, 误用, 滥用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用錯, 誤用, 濫用…
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