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maladministrationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmæl.ədˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmæl.ədˌmɪn.əˈstreɪ.ʃən/ formal
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.
(Definition of maladministration from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"maladministration" in Business English

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maladministrationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən/
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT a situation in which the people who manage a company or organization behave in a careless or dishonest way and cause serious problems: If the Ombudsman rules that there was maladministration, then there will be cries for compensation. Last month, the high court ruled that regulators were guilty of maladministration over the collapse of final salary pension plans.
(Definition of maladministration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maladministration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理不善, 执政不公, 弊政…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理不善, 執政不公, 弊政…
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