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maladminister

mal·ad·min·is·ter

maladminister

 
pronunciation:
mae ld mI nih str
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: maladministered, maladministering, maladministers
definition: to handle or manage poorly, inefficiently, or corruptly.
The state was maladministered during the former governor's time in office.
similar words:
misconduct
derivation: maladministration (n.)
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