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maladministered

verb
past tense of maladminister

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to manage badly
  • because the organization maladministered the relief effort, thousands of refugees went hungry needlessly

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“Maladministered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maladministered. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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