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Definition of embezzle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

embezzle

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪmˈbɛzl//
 
[transitive, intransitive] embezzle (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they embezzle
 
he / she / it embezzles
 
past simple embezzled
 
-ing form embezzling
 
 
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to steal money that you are responsible for or that belongs to your employer He was found guilty of embezzling $150,000 of public funds.
embezzlement
 
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noun [uncountable] She was found guilty of embezzlement.
NAmE//ɪmˈbɛzlər//
 
noun
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