embezzlement

[ UK /ɛmbˈɛzə‍lmənt/ ]
[ US /ɛmˈbɛzəɫmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
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How To Use embezzlement In A Sentence

  • In a 460-page indictment they were accused of several counts of gross embezzlement, a punishable offence which could attract sentences of up to 10 years prison.
  • O'Connell's record of embezzlement, contractor boondoggles, handpicked mayors and election theft is both exalted and execrated in the novels' vivid fictional composites. Corruption on the Hudson
  • Embezzlement of oil revenues, bribery, and ethnic favoritism are all common practices.
  • The legislation will simplify the law on larceny, fraudulent conversion, forgery and embezzlement.
  • Under these circumstances the rate of embezzlement grows, the rate of discovery falls off, and the bezzle increases rapidly. Telegraph Blogs
  • This does not alter the fact that the crime of embezzlement has occurred. Christianity Today
  • The embezzlement allegedly occurred in 1988 and 1989 when Le Floch-Prigent ran the state-owned oil company, Elf-Aquitaine.
  • Upon discovering fraud and embezzlement, a very public campaign of exposure and denunciation ensues, followed by partial recovery of funds and huge stock price appreciation. Times, Sunday Times
  • The equity rate of the large shareholder has positive impact on the cash dividend, and it has a reversed"U"relationship whit the embezzlement, witch first rising and then declining.
  • Verbs of _Condemning_ take -- a. The Genitive of the _charge_; as, -- pecūniae pūblicae condemnātus, _condemned (on the charge) of embezzlement_ (lit. _public money_); capitis damnātus, _condemned on a capital charge_ (lit. _on a charge involving his head_). New Latin Grammar
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