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Noun: misapplication  mis,ap-li'key-shun
  1. Wrong use or application
  2. The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    - embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misappropriation

Derived forms: misapplications

Type of: application, larceny, practical application, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving