verb (used with object), mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ed, mis·ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misappropriatemis·ap·pro·pri·a·tion [mis-uh-proh-pree-ey-shuhn] /ˌmɪs əˌproʊ priˈeɪ ʃən/ noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misappropriate
The investigation also found no one misappropriated any funds “for personal gain,” according to the excerpt.Emails Back Up Misspending Allegation at Lincoln High|Will Huntsberry|March 10, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Those who collect taxes without being duly authorized by Government, or misappropriate public funds.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A dihydroxyl derivative of one of the latter is in use under the somewhat misappropriate name of “alizarin black.”Coal|Raphael Meldola
How is it to be known whether the parents misappropriate the fund of a child, or favour one more than another?Comrades|Thomas Dixon