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EMBEZZLED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does embezzled mean? 

EMBEZZLED (adjective)
  The adjective EMBEZZLED has 2 senses:

1. taken for your own use in violation of a trust
2. taken for your own use in violation of a trust

  Familiarity information: EMBEZZLED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMBEZZLED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Taken for your own use in violation of a trust

Synonyms:

embezzled; misappropriated

Context example:

the banker absconded with embezzled funds

Similar:

illegal (prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules)


Sense 2embezzled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Taken for your own use in violation of a trust

Context example:

the embezzled funds amounted to millions of dollars

Similar:

taken (having possession gained especially by force or effort)


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