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The British resident in Awadh wrongly accused the ruler of misgoverning and misusing his power which led to its eventual annexation (Bates, 2007:66).
This week the misgoverning coalition will descend into utter shambles.
17) Canadian control of Red River contrasted with the rule of First Nations and the HBC which, Schultz believed, were misgoverning the land.
At the same time, the dictator is misgoverning the country, not undertaking health and educational expenditures that could enhance the well-being of the citizens of the country, further enriching himself and his supporters from domestic sources.
67) In the case of Afghanistan, direct military intervention was used to topple a dangerous and misgoverning regime.