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mis•fea•sance



Pronunciation: (mis-fē'zuns), [key]
n. Law.
1. a wrong, actual or alleged, arising from or consisting of affirmative action.
2. the wrongful performance of a normally lawful act; the wrongful and injurious exercise of lawful authority. Cf. malfeasance, nonfeasance.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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