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English definition of “misuse”


noun [C or U]     /ˌmɪsˈjuːs/
the act of using something wrongly or in a dishonest way: There are new rules about mobile phone use at work , and new penalties for misuse.misuse of sth The directors were charged with misuse of funds . a blatant misuse of power credit card / computer / internet misuse
(Definition of misuse noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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