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mismanage

[ mis-man-ij ]
/ m瑟s藞m忙n 瑟d蕭 /
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verb (used with or without object), mis路man路aged, mis路man路ag路ing.
to manage incompetently or dishonestly: to mismanage funds.
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Origin of mismanage

First recorded in 1680鈥90; mis-1 + manage

OTHER WORDS FROM mismanage

mis路man路age路ment, nounmis路man路ag路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mismanage

mismanage
/ (藢m瑟s藞m忙n瑟d蕭) /

verb
(tr) to manage badly or wrongly

Derived forms of mismanage

mismanagement, nounmismanager, noun
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