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misapply

transitive verb mis·ap·ply \ˌmi-sə-ˈplī\

Legal Definition of misapply

misapplied

misapplying

  1. :  to misuse or spend (as public money) without proper authority; specifically :  to willfully and unlawfully convert (bank funds) for the use, benefit, or gain of oneself or a third party especially through one's position as a bank employee or officer

misapplication

\ˌmi-ˌsa-plə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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