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Noun
Unacceptable or improper behavior
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“Any misconduct in the classroom will be punished by detention.”
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An instance or act of wrongdoing or improper behavior
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“This is a case of misconduct by an attorney in his professional capacity.”
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The action or state of being unfaithful to a spouse or partner
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“Weinstein's estranged wife has given a tearful interview in Vogue magazine in which she says she never knew of her husband's misconduct.”
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An act or instance of mismanaging something
“It concluded that there was a strong case in principle for a new criminal offense of reckless misconduct in the management of a financial institution.”
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Suspicious behavior or activity
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An embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation
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Closely kept secret
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Immoral or wicked behaviour
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Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery
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The shameful failure to fulfil one's obligations
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Verb
To manage or administer (something) wrongly or badly
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“His brother Adriaen had so managed to misconduct the business of the mill that he and the sister Lysbeth were also on the verge of ruin.”
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To act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner
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