Verb(1) appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care
(1) Dishonesty, thievery, and peculation pervade the public sector.(2) Salacious in a grubby way; even in his peculations there was no magnificence.(3) In any army there can be found corruption and peculation .(4) He obtained his discharge, brought an accusation of peculation against some of his former officers, and in 1792 retired, first to France then to America, to avoid prosecution.(5) Whether royal servants consistently made fortunes from fees and peculation seems doubtful.
1. misappropriate ::
2. embezzle ::
3. defalcate ::
Different Formspeculate, peculated, peculates, peculating
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: peculate
Meaning and definitions of peculate, translation in Afrikaans language for peculate with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of peculate in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "peculate"
What peculate means in Afrikaans, peculate meaning in Afrikaans, peculate definition, examples and pronunciation of peculate in Afrikaans language.