defalcator
noun see defalcate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Defalcator — Def al*ca tor, n. A defaulter or embezzler. [Modern] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defalcator — index embezzler, thief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • defalcator — defalcation UK US /ˌdiːfælˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U] ► LAW the taking or illegal use of money by someone who has responsibility for it, such as a company or government official: »Our office represents title insurance agents and others accused of… …   Financial and business terms

  • defalcator — See defalcation. * * * …   Universalium

  • defalcator — n. embezzler, one who steals money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • defalcator — de·fal·ca·tor …   English syllables

  • defalcator — noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use • Syn: ↑embezzler, ↑peculator • Derivationally related forms: ↑peculate (for: ↑peculator), ↑defalcate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • defalcate — defalcator, n. /di fal kayt, fawl /, v.i., defalcated, defalcating. Law. to be guilty of defalcation. [1530 40; < ML defalcatus (ptp. of defalcare to cut off), equiv. to de DE + falcatus; see FALCATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • embezzler — noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use • Syn: ↑defalcator, ↑peculator • Derivationally related forms: ↑peculate (for: ↑peculator), ↑defalcate …   Useful english dictionary

  • peculator — noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use • Syn: ↑embezzler, ↑defalcator • Derivationally related forms: ↑peculate, ↑defalcate (for: ↑defalcator), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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