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Definition of misconduct noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable] (formal)
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  1. 1unacceptable behavior, especially by a professional person a doctor accused of gross misconduct (= very serious misconduct) professional misconduct alleged misconduct by the police
  2. 2bad management of a company, etc. misconduct of the company's financial affairs
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: misconduct

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