malpractitioner
noun Date: 1800 one who engages in or commits malpractice

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • malpractitioner — | ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: mal (I) + practitioner : one who engages in or commits malpractice * * * malpractitioner / tishˈən ər/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑malpractice …   Useful english dictionary

  • malpractitioner — See malpractice. * * * …   Universalium

  • malpractitioner — mælpræk tɪʃənÉ™ n. one who violates professional codes of conduct (especially pertaining to a doctor or lawyer) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malpractitioner — mal·practitioner …   English syllables

  • malpractice — malpractitioner /mal prak tish euh neuhr/, n. /mal prak tis/, n. 1. Law. failure of a professional person, as a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, esp. when… …   Universalium

  • malpractice — /mælˈpræktəs / (say mal praktuhs) noun 1. improper professional action, as treatment by a physician, from reprehensible ignorance or neglect, or with criminal intent. 2. any improper conduct. –malpractitioner /mælprækˈtɪʃənə/ (say malprak… …   Australian English dictionary

  • malpractice — [mal prak′tis] n. 1. injurious or unprofessional treatment or culpable neglect of a patient by a physician or surgeon 2. misconduct or improper practice in any professional or official position malpractitioner [mal΄praktish′ən ər] n …   English World dictionary

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