[ mis-em-ploi ]
/ ˌmɪs ɛmˈplɔɪ /
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verb (used with object)
to use for the wrong purpose; use wrongly or improperly; misuse.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misemploymis·em·ploy·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misemploy
To turn one of his colonels into my Spanish master would be seriously to misemploy his precious time.The Actress in High Life|Sue Petigru Bowen