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The meaning of Defalcating

Defalcating – definition

verb

Embezzle (funds with which one has been entrusted).

Usage examples:

The officials were charged with defalcating government money

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贬低

Defalcating: translate from English into Dutch

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Defalcating, Verduisteren, Verduistering plegen

Defalcating: translate from English into French

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Défalquer, Piller

Defalcating: translate from English into German

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Entleeren, Veruntreuen, Unterschlagen

Defalcating: translate from English into Hindi

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अवहेलना करना, सौपे हुए धन को अपनाना

Defalcating: translate from English into Italian

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Defalcare

Defalcating: translate from English into Korean

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석회질 제거, 위탁금을 유용하다

Defalcating: translate from English into Russian

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Дефалькация, Производить растрату, Обманывать доверие, Нарушать долг, Присваивать чужие деньги

Defalcating: translate from English into Spanish

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Desfalcar, Desfigurar

Word origin

mid 16th century (in the sense ‘deduct, subtract’): from medieval Latin defalcat- ‘lopped’, from the verb defalcare, from de- ‘away from, off’ + Latin falx, falc- ‘sickle’.

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