lapping

noun

lap·​ping
ˈla-piŋ
: the practice of misappropriating entrusted funds and then covering up the act by using other entrusted funds or funds subsequently received in a continuous process of concealment

Word History

Etymology

gerund of lap to overlap

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“Lapping.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/lapping. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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