Maladministration



[mal-uh d-min-uh-ster] /ˌmæl ədˈmɪn ə stər/

verb (used with object)
1.
to or manage badly or inefficiently:
The mayor was a bungler who maladministered the city budget.
/ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən/
noun
1.
bad, inefficient, or dishonest management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution
/ˌmælədˈmɪnɪstə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to administer badly, inefficiently, or dishonestly
n.

also mal-administration, 1640s, from mal- + administration.

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