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Spanish translation of “abuse”

abuse

verb /əˈbjuːz/
to treat someone in a cruel or violent way
Abuso
He was accused of sexually abusing young boys .
to use wrongly , usually with harmful results
abusar de
She abused her position by stealing public money .
to insult or speak roughly to
injuriar
She abused the servants .
abusive /-siv/ adjective using insulting language
ofensivo , injurioso , ultrajante
He wrote an abusive letter to the manager .
abusively adverb
injuriosamente, ofensivamente
He is facing dismissal over charges that he treated employees abusively.
abusiveness noun
ofensa verbal
She is seeking a divorce on the grounds of her husband’s physical and mental abusiveness.
(Definition of abuse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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