Definition of malpractice noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmælˈpræktɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmælˈpræktɪs//
[uncountable, countable](law)
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careless, wrong or illegal behaviour while in a professional job medical malpractice a malpractice suit He is currently standing trial for alleged malpractices.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: malpractice