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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
Translations of “misuse”
in Spanish mal uso, uso incorrecto…
in French mauvais usage…
in German der Mißbrauch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 濫用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滥用…
(Definition of misuse noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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