Definition of 'malpractice'
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Most courts have rejected clergy malpractice as a basis for liability in all cases. Christianity Today (2000)But no senior officer was found guilty of serious malpractice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Fear of malpractice suits may be one element. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)But the damage to the real economy was more a result of bad policy than financial malpractice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have also campaigned actively for limits on insurance payouts, particularly for medical malpractice. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)The British lender is the only bank yet to reach a deal for its alleged malpractice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Furthermore, shared responsibility increases cooperation and reduces the resentments that often lead to malpractice suits. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)I know of no one who was put off medicine by the threat of imprisonment for medical malpractice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But an investigation by the FSA into alleged malpractice can take years to complete before an errant trader can be banned from working again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'malpractice'
British English: malpractice NOUN
If you accuse someone of malpractice, you are accusing them of being careless or of breaking the law or the rules of their profession.
There were only one or two serious allegations of malpractice.
- American English: malpractice
- Brazilian Portuguese: falta profissional
- Chinese: 渎职
- European Spanish: negligencia profesional
- French: faute professionnelle
- German: Berufsvergehen
- Italian: negligenza professionale
- Japanese: 不正行為
- Korean: 배임 행위
- European Portuguese: falta profissional
- Spanish: negligencia profesional
Definition of malpractice from the Collins English Dictionary
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