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misemploy

verb

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to put to a bad or improper use
  • a creative talent who was misemployed at the advertising agency as an account manager instead of a copywriter

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The first known use of misemploy was in 1594

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“Misemploy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misemploy. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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