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maladministration

noun [U] uk   /ˌmæl.ədˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃən/ formal us  
lack of care, judgment, or honesty in the management of something: Thousands of refugees are dying because of the incompetence and maladministration of local officials.
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