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1) embezzlement. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...embezzlement, wrongful use, for one's own selfish ends, of the property of another when that property has been legally entrusted to one. Such an act was not larceny...

2) embezzlement. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...embezzlement The stealing of money entrusted to one s care: The treasurer of the company embezzled a million dollars. 1...

3) Camil'lus. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...five times Dictator of Rome, was falsely accused of embezzlement, and went into voluntary exile; but when the Gauls besieged Rome, he returned and delivered his country....

4) embezzle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: emˇbezˇzled, emˇbezˇzling, emˇbezˇzles To take (money, for example) for one's own use in violation of a trust. Middle English embesilen, from Anglo-Norman...

5) 6921. Paul Murray Kendall. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...Kendall QUOTATION: [The biographer] must be as ruthless as a board meeting smelling out embezzlement, as suspicious as a secret agent riding the Simplon-Orient Express,...

6) 1993, May 21. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1993, May 21 The Senate voted unanimously to suspend Pres. Perez on charges of embezzlement and misuse of public funds. Octavio Lepage of the AD was sworn in as acting...

7) 17972. Dunne, Finley Peter. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...is war-cruel, devastating and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary. ATTRIBUTION:Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S....

8) larceny. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...it to the use of the perpetrator or of someone else. It is usually distinguished from embezzlement and false pretenses in that the actual taking of the property is...

9) XXXIII. To C. Trebatius Testa (At Rome). Tusculum (June). Cicero. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics
...for having said that it was a disputed point whether an heir could lawfully prosecute on an embezzlement which had been committed before he became the owner. Accordingly,...

10) Hortensius, Quintus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lawyer of the patrician party and made his name as defense counsel in the bribery and embezzlement trials so frequent in Rome. At one of these trials he defended...

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