English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: defalcation

1. defalcation (possession) the sum of money that is misappropriated

Broader (hypernym)amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money

2. defalcation (act) the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

Synonymsembezzlement, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation

Broader (hypernym)larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving

Narrower (hyponym)plunderage, raid

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2019 onlineordbog.dk