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

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mishandleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈhæn.dəl/
to ​deal with something without the ​necessarycare or ​skill: The ​police were ​accused of mishandling the ​investigation.
mishandling
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
Who do you ​blame for the mishandling of the ​economy?
(Definition of mishandle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mishandleverb [T]

 us   /mɪsˈhæn·dəl/
to ​deal with something without the ​necessarycare or ​skill: The ​administrationcompletely mishandled this ​incident.
(Definition of mishandle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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