Word forms: misappropriates
verb If someone misappropriates money which does not belong to them, they take it without permission and use it for their own purposes. [V n] ⇒ I took no money for personal use and have not misappropriated any funds whatsoever. [V n] ⇒ A total of $500 million is alleged to have been misappropriated. misappropriation (mɪsəproʊprieɪʃən
) uncountable noun [+ of] ⇒ He pleaded guilty to charges of misappropriation of bank funds.
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