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Improper, negligent, or unlawful execution of an essentially lawful act, or a transgression or trespass such as misuse of authority by a firm's director or officer. In comparison, a wrongful or unlawful act, especially by a public official, is malfeasance; and a failure to perform an act required by law, or failure to carry out an obligation, is nonfeasance.

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I was suing the company for misfeasance and I hoped that I would win over ten thousand dollars in court.
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We hired the catering company to serve our guests for the presentation, but they provided evidence of misfeasance by only providing drinks, when the contract said food and drink.
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Some companies may do something that seems legal but really is not in a way of misfeasance and you should report them.
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