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"mismanage" in British English

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mismanageverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈmæn.ɪdʒ/
(Definition of mismanage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mismanage" in American English

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mismanageverb [T]

 us   /mɪsˈmæn·ɪdʒ/
to ​manage something ​badly: Many of these health-care ​plans have been mismanaged.
mismanagement
noun [U]  us   /mɪsˈmæn·ɪdʒ·mənt/
Officials are ​facingcharges of mismanagement.
(Definition of mismanage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mismanage" in Business English

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mismanageverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ/
MANAGEMENT to ​organize or ​control something badly: mismanage a company/the economy The previous ​bosses had mismanaged the ​company to the ​point of ​collapse. The ​auditfound that the ​company had ​underestimatedcosts and mismanaged ​funds.
(Definition of mismanage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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