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"misconduct" in British English

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misconductnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmɪsˈkɒn.dʌkt/ us   /ˌmɪsˈkɑːn.dʌkt/

misconductverb [T]

uk   /ˌmɪs.kənˈdʌkt/ us   /ˌmɪs.kənˈdʌkt/
(Definition of misconduct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misconduct" in American English

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misconductnoun [U]

us   /mɪsˈkɑn·dʌkt/
wrong or immoral behavior of someone in a position of authority or responsibility: criminal misconduct official misconduct
(Definition of misconduct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"misconduct" in Business English

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misconductnoun [U]

uk   /mɪˈskɒndʌkt/ us  
HR unacceptable or illegal behaviour by a person or group in a position of authority: Investigators did not find any evidence of serious misconduct.financial/ethical/sexual misconduct There were complaints of sexual misconduct in the workplace.employee/executive misconduct The committee investigates employee misconduct.corporate/government/judicial misconduct a case of multibillion-dollar corporate misconduct He is now facing charges of serious professional misconduct.
(Definition of misconduct from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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