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[n] wrongful conduct by a public official

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\Mal*fea"sance\, n. [F. malfaisance, fr. malfaisant injurious, doing ill; mal ill, evil + faisant doing, p. pr. of faire to do. See {Malice}, {Feasible}, and cf. {Maleficence}.] (Law) The doing of an act which a person ought not to do; evil conduct; an illegal deed. [Written also {malefeasance}.]

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