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embezzle

em·bez·zle

embezzle

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm be zl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: embezzled, embezzles, embezzling
definition: to steal what was put in one's care.
The vice-president embezzled the money from the bank and left the country.
similar words:
steal, swindle
derivations: embezzlement (n.), embezzler (n.)
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