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malfeasance n[mal- bad + obsolete English feasance doing, execution, from Old French faisance , from fais- , stem of faire to make, do, from Latin facere ]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.