noun see misfeasance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • misfeasor — index convict, delinquent, lawbreaker Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misfeasor — /mis fee zeuhr/, n. Law. a person who is guilty of misfeasance. [1625 35; < AF mesfesor. See MISFEASANCE, OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • misfeasor — n. one who does a lawful act in an unlawful way, transgressor; one who improperly takes advantage of his authority …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misfeasor — mis·fea·sor …   English syllables

  • misfeasor — /mɪsˈfizə/ (say mis feezuh) noun Law someone guilty of misfeasance …   Australian English dictionary

  • misfeasor — Same as misfeasant …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • misfeasor — zə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Anglo French mesfesor, mesfeisour, from Old French mesfais (stem of mesfaire) + or, our or : one who is guilty of misfeasance or trespass …   Useful english dictionary

  • misfeasance — noun Etymology: Middle French mesfaisance, from mesfaire to do wrong, from mes mis + faire to make, do, from Latin facere more at do Date: 1596 trespass; specifically the performance of a lawful action in an illegal or improper manner • misfeasor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Intrusion detection system — An intrusion detection system (IDS) is a device or software application that monitors network and/or system activities for malicious activities or policy violations and produces reports to a Management Station.[1] Some systems may attempt to stop …   Wikipedia

  • convict — con·vict 1 /kən vikt/ vt [Latin convictus past participle of convincere to find guilty, prove, from com with, together + vincer to conquer]: to find guilty of a criminal offense was convict ed of fraud compare acquit con·vict 2 / kän ˌvikt/ …   Law dictionary

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