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Definition of mismanage verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    mismanage somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mismanage
    he / she / it mismanages
    past simple mismanaged
    -ing form mismanaging
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  1. 1to deal with or manage something badly synonym mishandle
  2. 2 The department's budget was badly mismanaged.
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noun [uncountable] accusations of corruption and financial mismanagement the government's mismanagement of the economy
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mismanage