embezzlement
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embezzlement(
ehm
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beh
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zuhl
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mehnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. el desfalco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After Williams left, it was discovered that he was behind the embezzlement of millions of dollars from the firm.Al irse Williams, se descubrió que era responsable del desfalco de millones de dólares de la empresa.
b. la malversación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of public funds)
The former Minister of Finance has been accused of embezzlement and bribery.El antiguo ministro de Finanzas ha sido acusado de malversación y cohecho.
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embezzlement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of public money)
a. la malversación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of private money)
a. el desfalco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
embezzlement [ɪmˈbezlmənt]
noun
malversación (f) (de fondos); desfalco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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