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English noun: malpractice

1. malpractice (act) professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage


SamplesThe widow sued his surgeon for malpractice.


Broader (hypernym)actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

2. malpractice (act) a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct


SamplesHe charged them with electoral malpractices.


Broader (hypernym)actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct









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