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[n] a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct; "he charged them with electoral malpractices"
[n] professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage; "the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice"


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\Mal*prac"tice\, n. [Mal- + practice.] Evil practice; illegal or immoral conduct; practice contrary to established rules; specifically, the treatment of a case by a surgeon or physician in a manner which is contrary to accepted rules and productive of unfavorable results. [Written also {malepractice}.]

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