mismanage

[mis-man-ij]
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Origin of mismanage

First recorded in 1680–90; mis-1 + manage
Related formsmis·man·age·ment, nounmis·man·ag·er, noun

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mismanage

verb
  1. (tr) to manage badly or wrongly
Derived Formsmismanagement, nounmismanager, noun
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Word Origin and History for mismanagement

1660s; see mis- (1) + management.

mismanage

v.

1680s, from mis- (1) + manage. Related: Mismanaged; mismanaging.

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