Law corrupt conduct or fraudulent practices, as in public office
Origin of malversationFrench from malverser, to commit malpractices from Classical Latin male, badly (see mal-) + versari, to turn, occupy oneself from versus (see verse)
Misconduct in public office.
Origin of malversationFrench from malverser to misbehave from Old French from Latin male versārī male badly ; see mel-3 in Indo-European roots. versārī to behave ; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
- corrupt behaviour, illegitimate activity, especially by someone in authority