Meaning of “mismanage” in the English Dictionary

"mismanage" in British English

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mismanageverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈmæn.ɪdʒ/ 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 facing charges 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 /ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ/ us

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 audit found that the company had underestimated costs and mismanaged funds.

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