misutilization

noun
mis·​uti·​li·​za·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˌyü-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce misutilization (audio) \
plural misutilizations

Definition of misutilization

: incorrect or improper utilization : misuse misutilization of public funds

First Known Use of misutilization

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Misutilization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misutilization. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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