Examples of misappropriate in a Sentence
They accused him of misappropriating town funds.
a financial manager misappropriating funds from her clients' accounts
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The personal contributions also could be used to repay any funds misappropriated from a government agency.
Trzop was later sentenced to 60 days of probation for misappropriating money from the sale of scrap metal before he was fired as general manager of Boone County Water District.
He was sentenced to three years in prison in 1994 for misappropriating $50,000 in campaign funds for personal use; obstruction of justice; and for congressional staff for perform personal and political tasks.
Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal reported that an undercover agent who had worked the investigation had been accused of misappropriating funds, threatening his ability to serve as a witness.
Sivero sued in 2014 and claimed that the Simpsons character of Louie misappropriated his likeness.
Uber’s lawyers are expected to argue that even if the knowledge amounted to trade secrets, it was not misappropriated, because — among other reasons — Waymo didn’t do enough to keep its secrets secret.
In a lawsuit filed Jan. 17 in U.S. District Court in Boise, Jensen Jewelers of Idaho accuses Zales of misappropriating its name to divert searchers to its own website.
According to court filings in Lake Superior Court, Hill's office cited that report stating that money was misappropriated, illegally retained or obtained by fraud.
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First Known Use of misappropriate
make away with, make off with, run off with, walk off with;
MISAPPROPRIATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misappropriate for English Language Learners
: to take (something, such as money) dishonestly for your own use : to appropriate (something) wrongly
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