Translation of "misuse" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /misˈjuːs/

(a) wrong or bad use

mal uso, uso incorrecto
the misuse of company money
The machine was damaged by misuse.
misuse /-ˈjuːz/ verb

to use wrongly

utilizar mal, emplear mal
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to treat badly

He was accused of misusing workers by endangering their safety.

(Translation of “misuse” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)