Misapplication



[mis-uh-plahy] /ˌmɪs əˈplaɪ/

verb (used with object), misapplied, misapplying.
1.
to make a wrong application or use of.
/ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ/
verb (transitive) -plies, -plying, -plied
1.
to apply wrongly or badly
2.
another word for misappropriate
n.

c.1600, from mis- (1) + application.

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