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Definition of mismanage verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mismanage

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mismanage
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ//
 
he / she / it mismanages
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒɪz//
 
past simple mismanaged
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒd//
 
past participle mismanaged
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒd//
 
-ing form mismanaging
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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mismanage something to deal with or manage something badly synonym mishandle The department’s budget was badly mismanaged.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mismanage