embezzle
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embezzle(
ihm
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beh
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zuhl
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (finance)
a. malversar (public funds)
Someone who works for the treasury has been embezzling the city's money.Alguien que trabaja para la tesorería ha estado malversando dinero del ayuntamiento.
b. desfalcar (private funds)
Nelson served a couple of years for embezzling the company's money.Nelson cumplió unos años de condena por desfalcar el dinero de la empresa.
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embezzle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (public money)
a. malversar
2. (private money)
a. desfalcar
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embezzle [ɪmˈbezl]
transitive verb
[+funds, money] malversar; desfalcar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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