Definition of “malfeasance” - English Dictionary

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“malfeasance” in Business English

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malfeasancenoun [ U ]

/mælˈfiːzəns/ uk us

LAW the fact of someone in a position of authority intentionally doing something dishonest or illegal:

These laws were put in place to discourage malfeasance by public officials.

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