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misconduct

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Etymology 1Edit

From mis- + conduct (noun)

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NounEdit

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misconduct (usually uncountable, plural misconducts)

  1. Bad behavior.
    The student was threatened with a £2000 fine and banned from using the university's computing resources for two weeks due to gross misconduct on the Internet.
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Etymology 2Edit

From mis- + conduct (verb)

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: mĭs-kən-dŭktʹ, IPA(key): /mɪskənˈdʌkt/

VerbEdit

misconduct (third-person singular simple present misconducts, present participle misconducting, simple past and past participle misconducted)

  1. (transitive) To mismanage.
    1. (reflexive) To misbehave.
      He misconducted himself with a chorus girl, according to his wife.
  2. (intransitive, rare) To act improperly.

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