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[mass noun] Inefficient or dishonest administration; mismanagement:‘I found no maladministration in the council's actions’
mismanagement, mishandling, misgovernment, misrule, incompetence, inefficiency, bungling, blunderingmalpractice, misconduct, corruption, dishonestymalfeasance, misfeasancemalversationView synonyms
- ‘We have only the Roman account, but it is enough to reveal maladministration ranging from the callously negligent to the undeniably criminal.’
- ‘On the contrary they are those that have been unable to participate in globalisation because of war, corruption, or maladministration.’
- ‘There were no findings of maladministration, or wrong doing in the management of the Regional Partnerships Program.’
- ‘The decision to weaken still further the funding requirement in 2002 was taken with maladministration.’
- ‘She said maladministration in the Department of Health ‘doesn't just affect public officials’.’
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