Translation of misappropriate in Spanish:


malversar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsəˈproʊpriˌeɪt//mɪsəˈprəʊprɪeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (funds/money) malversar
    • This coincided with the dismissal of the Vice-Chancellor, his deputy, and the bursar, who had misappropriated University funds.
    • If a company's money is misappropriated by a director and paid into a bank account with a nil balance, however, tracing is possible.
    • Where that money went and why it was misappropriated remain mysteries.
    • It is disappointing that hard-earned public funds are misappropriated.
    • In this way, the officials allegedly find an opportunity to misappropriate public funds by preparing bogus muster rolls.
    • He and three other investors later sued claiming that their funds had been misappropriated.
    • Certainly, no one is accusing the President of misappropriating the money or keeping it his personal bank account for any other reason than he says: to avoid red tape and make it easier to cash if or when it is needed.
    • It was essentially a sort of collaboration across both things and I completely reject the view that I was misappropriating money.
    • He said the two men were former government employees who had misappropriated funds, but who now represented themselves as opposition figures.
    • After the high increase in council tax and an exceptional increase in essential services costs in rural areas, to give £1m or even £0.5m of our taxes to this project is misappropriating our money.
    • Suspecting that university officials were misappropriating the funds, students took over the catering.
    • Going after these gains would help, but those ‘smart enough’ to have misappropriated company funds are also likely to have made recovery difficult.
    • He welcomed calls by clubs to have the accounts audited to verify claims that his executive had misappropriated some union funds but advised the treasurer to follow the right procedure.
    • They also want a mechanism for exonerating MPs from any accusation that they might be misappropriating public funds.
    • Most of the money, however, was misappropriated.
    • Ricardo has misappropriated your money and abandoned you here.
    • When funds are misappropriated from a church, most parishioners express shock that something of this nature could ever occur in their church.
    • The document warned that officials who violated rules in order to expand relocation, who misused government power or who misappropriated compensation funds would be severely punished.
    • Several interviewers have found her house full of food, but she claims the food is for her husband, who once went to prison for misappropriating a pension fund.
    • He talked about the Government misappropriating money, which is theft.