A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. embezzlement
La malversación fue descubierta por los auditores.The embezzlement was discovered by the auditors.
b. misappropriation
El político está acusado de un delito de malversación de fondos públicos.The politician is accused of an offense of misappropriation of public funds.
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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. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
malversación (de fondos)embezzlement (of funds)
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embezzlement; misappropriation
malversación de fondos embezzlement; misappropriation of funds
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