Meaning of “misgovern” in the English Dictionary

"misgovern" in British English

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misgovernverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈɡʌv.ən/ us /ˌmɪsˈɡʌv.ɚn/
misgovernment
noun [ U ] uk /ˌmɪsˈɡʌv.ən.mənt/ /ˌmɪsˈɡʌv.əm.mənt/ us /ˌmɪsˈɡʌv.ɚn.mənt/

A decade of misgovernment has bankrupted the country.

(Definition of “misgovern” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misgovern" in Business English

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misgovernverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈɡʌvən/ us GOVERNMENT

to govern a country, state, region, etc. badly:

Our leaders have misgoverned this country to the point that we no longer have the citizens' trust.

(Definition of “misgovern” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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