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Professional misconduct involved clear impact (11)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

malpractice

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Here is my best explanation:

'professional misconduct' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'involved clear impact' is the subsidiary indication.
'involved' indicates anagramming the letters.
'clear'+'impact'='clearimpact'
'clearimpact' with letters rearranged gives 'malpractice'.

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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for malpractice that I've seen before include "Improper professional behaviour", "abuse", "Professional misconduct", "Wrongdoing", "unprofessionalism", "Misconduct" and "Improper conduct".)

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