misapply


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Synonyms for misapply

misuse

Synonyms for misapply

to use wrongly and improperly

Synonyms for misapply

apply to a wrong thing or person

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Beekeepers, unaccustomed to applying complex chemicals to their hives, have tended to overuse or misapply the products, and mites develop resistance.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 September 2004-Marketers misapply new media technologies - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
In November of the assessment year, before tax rates are finalized, an estimate of the tax that will be owed is mailed to the owner--no rate information is included, only a total amount--and hence the property owner has no information from which to determine that the county will misapply the rate when calculating the final bill.
Given America's dominant international position, however, it more often encourages ambitious policy makers to misapply military force - to use it for nebulous, altruistic purposes with no clear national interest and no clearly achievable ends.
The creditor and debtor misapply step 1 when they predict future cash flows for the troubled debt without first trying to find its current market value.