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1. embezzlement

noun. ['ɛmˈbɛzəlmənt'] the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else.

Synonyms

  • thievery
  • raid
  • misapplication
  • stealing
  • plunderage
  • misappropriation
  • theft
  • thieving
  • defalcation
  • larceny

Antonyms

  • grand larceny
  • defend
  • honest

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • embezzle (English)

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Rhymes with Embezzlement

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with embezzlement


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is theft by embezzlement even if the administrator intends to return the money the following week.

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