misplacement misplacement

Definition(s):

  • (n) faulty position

Usage(s):

  1. This also isn't an innocent misplacement of a word or a gendered pronoun.
  2. To label this assistance a subsidy for the users or to expect the users to provide such resources themselves would be a gross misplacement of responsibility.

News

  • Briefly: Kensington's Proximo for Android, Jackery Bar now in black

    Today Kensington, a mobile accessories company, announced its Proximo app-enabled accessory is now compatible with Android. The Proximo system is designed to assist users in finding one's phone, keys or valuable easily and ensure misplacement doesn't occur.The Bluetooth 4.0 FOB attaches to a user's keys, while an attachable Tag can be used with a phone or other valuable, allowing users to then ...
    on September 19, 2013     Source: MacNN

Quotes

  1. Grassley said in his letter that "this seems to be a misplacement of limited FDA resources."
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Charles Grassley Source: Washington Post

  2. Quinn said: "I wish to put on public record that I did not have any hand, act or part in the misplacement of the papers in question."
    on Aug 5, 2005 By: Niall Quinn Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Clearly on the evidence, although he had a number of health problems, the cause of his death was the misplacement of the tube," coroner Dr Brian Farrell said yesterday.
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Brian Farrell Source: Irish Times

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