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"misappropriate" in British English

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misappropriateverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪs.əˈprəʊ.pri.eɪt/ us   /ˌmɪs.əˈproʊ.pri.eɪt/ formal
misappropriation
noun [U] uk   /ˌmɪs.əˌprəʊ.priˈeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌmɪs.əˌproʊ.priˈeɪ.ʃən/
He was charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of union funds.
(Definition of misappropriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misappropriate" in American English

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misappropriateverb [T]

us   /ˌmɪs·əˈproʊ·priˌeɪt/
to steal something that you have been trusted to manage and use it for your own benefit: He misappropriated $30,000 to pay for personal travel.
(Definition of misappropriate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"misappropriate" in Business English

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misappropriateverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprieɪt/ us   formal FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
to steal something that you have been asked to take care of, and use it for yourself: The court found that he had misappropriated €50,000 intended for investment on behalf of a customer.misappropriate funds/money/property She lied to investors and misappropriated taxpayer funds.
(Definition of misappropriate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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