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peculation (s) (noun), peculations (pl)
The deliberate act of acquiring public capital or property by someone in an official position or the embezzlement or stealing of the monetary corpus or goods entrusted to a person: The accountant of the company was discovered to be practicing peculation which almost caused the firm to go bankrupt.
The stealing of public money and/or property.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “peculation
The misappropriation or the embezzlement of public money or property by someone in an official government position or some organization. (1)