defalcate

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Englisch - Türkisch
zimmetine geçirmek
{f} çalmak
{f} emanet parayı çalmak
{f} zimmete geçirmek
Englisch - Englisch
To misappropriate funds; to embezzle
to cut off or take away, as a part of something
{v} to cut or lop off, prune, abridge
{f} embezzle, steal money
appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"
To cut off; to take away or deduct a part of; used chiefly of money, accounts, rents, income, etc
To commit defalcation; to embezzle money held in trust
defalcated
past of defalcate
defalcates
third-person singular of defalcate
defalcating
present participle of defalcate
defalcate

    Silbentrennung

    de·fal·cate

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    Etymologie

    [ di-'fal-"kAt, -'fol-, dE-; 'de ] (verb.) 1540. 1530s, in sense “to lop off”, from Medieval Latin dēfalcātus, perfect passive participle of dēfalcō (“cut or lop off”),“” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001 from Latin dē (“off”) + falx (“sickle, scythe, pruning hook”),“” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001 from which also English falcate (“sickle-shaped”).

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