Sentence Examples


  • Ment, with corruption and embezzlement in the treasury.
  • The occasion of the letter was a case of embezzlement, the guilty individual being a presbyter at Philippi.
  • The courts over which the praetors presided, in addition to those of the city praetor and the foreign praetor, dealt with the following offences: oppression of the provincials by governors (repetundarum), bribery (ambitus), embezzlement (peculatus), treason (majestatis), murder (de sicariis et veneficis), and probably forgery (falsi).
  • Moreover, in proportion as the clergy, no longer mere ringleaders of a despised and persecuted sect, became beneficiaries and administrators of rich endowments - and this at a time when the external safeguards against embezzlement were comparatively weak - a strong feeling grew up among the laity that church revenues should not go to support the priest's family.
 
 

How would you define embezzlement? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus