Embezzlement

Definition of Embezzlement

Em`bez´zle`ment
n.1.The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been intrusted; as, the embezzlement by a clerk of his employer's money; embezzlement of public funds by the public officer having them in charge.

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abstraction, abuse, abuse of office, annexation, appropriation, befoulment, boosting, conversion, conveyance, corrupt administration, debasement, defalcation, defilement, desecration, diversion, filching, fouling, fraud, graft, larceny, liberation, lifting, maladministration, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation, misapplication, misappropriation, misconduct, misemployment, misfeasance, mishandling, mismanagement, misusage, misuse, misusing, peculation, perversion, pilferage, pilfering, pinching, poaching, pollution, poor stewardship, profanation, prostitution, purloining, scrounging, shoplifting, snatching, sneak thievery, snitching, stealage, stealing, swindle, swiping, theft, thievery, thieving, violation
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