Definition of Mal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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Definition of mal- (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : bad malpractice
b : badly malodorous
2a : abnormal malformation
b : abnormally malformed
3a : inadequate maladjustment
b : inadequately malnourished

History and Etymology for Mal

Combining form

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from mal bad (from Latin malus) & mal badly, from Latin male, from malus

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“Mal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mal. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of mal-

: bad or badly

mal-

prefix

Kids Definition of mal-

1 : bad : badly maltreat
2 : abnormal : abnormally malformation

mal

noun
\ ˈmäl How to pronounce mal (audio) , ˈmal How to pronounce mal (audio) \

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