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  Definition of Embezzlement
  1. the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
Similar Words: peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriation

 

Hyponyms: raid, plunderage

 

Derivational Morphology: embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 盗用   French: détournement  
German: Unterschlagung   Greek: κατάχρηση  
Italian: appropriazione indebita   Japanese: 横領  
Korean: 횡령   Latin: peculatus  
Portuguese: peculato   Russian: хищение  
Spanish: apropiación indebida  
 
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