Definition of maladministration
1 : corrupt or incompetent administration (as of a public office)
2 : incorrect administration (as of a drug)
maladministerplay \-ˈmi-nə-stər\ transitive verb
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Presidential constitutions require that legislators produce evidence of high crimes or maladministration to impeach the president (with a trial decided by the senate or by the supreme court, depending on the country).
In fact, ever since Pence jumped into the co-pilot's seat next to President Crashcup, the Republicans in Indiana have broken a lot of rock trying to undo their former governor's acts of maladministration.
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Medical Definition of maladministration
: incorrect administration (as of a drug) maladministration of insulin
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