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 versar&imacron; : male, badly; see mel-3 in Indo-European roots + versar&imacron;, to behave; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
- corrupt behaviour, illegitimate activity, especially by someone in authority