abuse


abuse
1. ə'bju:z verb
1) (to use wrongly, usually with harmful results: She abused her privileges by taking too long a holiday.) abusar de
2) (to insult or speak roughly to: She abused the servants.) injuriar

2. ə'bju:s noun
1) (insulting language: He shouted abuse at her.) improperio
2) (the wrong use of something: This toy has been subjected to a lot of abuse.) maltrato
- abusively
- abusiveness

abuse1 n
1. insultos
they shouted abuse at us nos insultaron
2. abuso
an abuse of power un abuso de poder
abuse2 vb abusar
he abused his authority abusó de su autoridad
El gerundio de abuse se escribe abusing
abuse
tr[(n) ə'bjʊːs; (vb) ə'bjʊːz]
noun
1 (verbal) insultos nombre masculino plural; (physical) malos tratos nombre masculino plural
2 (misuse) abuso
transitive verb
1 (verbally) insultar; (physically) maltratar
2 (misuse) abusar de
abuse [ə'bju:z] vt, abused ; abusing
1) misuse: abusar de
2) mistreat: maltratar
3) revile: insultar, injuriar, denostar
abuse [ə'bju:s] n
1) misuse: abuso m
2) mistreatment: abuso m, maltrato m
3) insults: insultos mpl, improperios mpl
a string of abuse: una serie de improperios
abuse
n.
abusión s.f.
abuso s.m.
ajamiento s.m.
corruptela s.f.
daño s.m.
denuesto s.m.
injuria s.f.
maltrato s.m.
v.
abusar de v.
ajar v.
brear v.
dañar v.
denostar v.
estropear v.
injuriar v.
maltratar v.
mantear v.
pisar v.
pisotear v.
sopapear v.
sopetear v.
trillar v.
triturar v.

I ə'bjuːs
noun
1) u (insulting language) insultos mpl, improperios mpl

to shout abuse at somebody — insultar a alguien, lanzar* improperios contra alguien

a stream of abuse — una sarta de insultos

a term of abuse — un insulto or una grosería

2) c u (misuse) abuso m

to be open to abuse — prestarse al abuso

physical abuse — malos tratos mpl

sexual abuse — abusos mpl deshonestos; (rape) violación f

child abuse — malos tratos mpl a la infancia; (sexual) abusos mpl deshonestos (a un niño)

drug abuse — consumo m de drogas or (frml) estupefacientes


II ə'bjuːz
transitive verb
1)
a) (use wrongly) \<\<power/hospitality\>\> abusar de
b) \<\<child/woman\>\> maltratar; (sexually) abusar de

the children had been sexually abused — los niños habían sufrido abusos deshonestos

2) (insult) insultar
1. N
[ǝ'bjuːs]
1) (=insults) insultos mpl , improperios mpl more frm

to heap abuse on sb, hurl abuse at sb — llenar a algn de improperios

2) (=misuse) abuso m

abuse of trust/power — abuso de confianza/poder

open to abuse — abierto al abuso

child 2., drug 3., sexual 2.
2. VT
[ǝ'bjuːz]
1) (=insult) insultar, injuriar

he roundly abused the government — dijo mil improperios contra el gobierno

2) (=mistreat) [+ child] (physically) maltratar; (sexually) abusar de
3) (=misuse) [+ position, privilege] abusar de
* * *

I [ə'bjuːs]
noun
1) u (insulting language) insultos mpl, improperios mpl

to shout abuse at somebody — insultar a alguien, lanzar* improperios contra alguien

a stream of abuse — una sarta de insultos

a term of abuse — un insulto or una grosería

2) c u (misuse) abuso m

to be open to abuse — prestarse al abuso

physical abuse — malos tratos mpl

sexual abuse — abusos mpl deshonestos; (rape) violación f

child abuse — malos tratos mpl a la infancia; (sexual) abusos mpl deshonestos (a un niño)

drug abuse — consumo m de drogas or (frml) estupefacientes


II [ə'bjuːz]
transitive verb
1)
a) (use wrongly) \<\<power/hospitality\>\> abusar de
b) \<\<child/woman\>\> maltratar; (sexually) abusar de

the children had been sexually abused — los niños habían sufrido abusos deshonestos

2) (insult) insultar

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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