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misemploying

verb
present participle of misemploy

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

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