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Definition of malpractice noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

malpractice

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌmælˈpræktəs//
 
[uncountable, countable] (law)
 
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careless, wrong, or illegal behavior while in a professional job medical malpractice a malpractice suit He is currently standing trial for alleged malpractices.
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