malpractice

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

mal- +‎ practice

Noun[edit]

malpractice ‎(countable and uncountable, plural malpractices)

  1. the improper treatment of a patient by a physician that results in injury or loss
  2. improper or unethical conduct by a professional or official person
    • 2007, Stephen Prosser, To Be a Servant-Leader
      When such a breakdown occurs there must be a full examination of the corruption that has been committed, and the leaders involved in malpractices must be encouraged to give a full account of what took place.

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