Definition of 'embezzlement'
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That doesn't include embezzlement and theft of public assets. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The construction of government offices is notoriously rife with embezzlement and bribery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This does not alter the fact that the crime of embezzlement has occurred. Christianity Today (2000)In the same vein, he exposed corrupt bureaucrats for bribery and embezzlement. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He is still serving a three-year sentence for embezzlement of public funds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The disgraced politician is likely to defend himself against charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But they were scarcely more honest -- embezzlement of funds and bribery of officials continued to occur to an alarming extent. America Past and Present (1995)It's embezzlement and fraud on a massive, massive scale. The Sun (2008)Human rights violations, embezzlement... fraud? The Sun (2009)He said the charges of fraud and embezzlement were'pure invention '. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The alleged embezzlement involved the enormous Moses project, which aims to stop the sea from overwhelming the city. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For the crime of embezzlement of public funds, he and his wife were sentenced to 35 years in jail. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Upon discovering fraud and embezzlement, a very public campaign of exposure and denunciation ensues, followed by partial recovery of funds and huge stock price appreciation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'embezzlement'
British English: embezzlement NOUN
Embezzlement is the crime of embezzling money.
He was later charged with embezzlement.
Definition of embezzlement from the Collins English Dictionary
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