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[mis-man-ij] /mɪsˈmæn ɪdʒ/

verb (used with or without object), mismanaged, mismanaging.
to incompetently or dishonestly:
to mismanage funds.
(transitive) to manage badly or wrongly

1660s; see mis- (1) + management.

1680s, from mis- (1) + manage. Related: Mismanaged; mismanaging.


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