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Misappropriate

misappropriate vt

: to appropriate wrongfully or unlawfully (as by theft or embezzlement)
mis·ap·pro·pri·a·tion [-prō-prē-ā-shən]
n


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.