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abuse
ə'bjuːz [n]ə'bjuːs [v]ə'bjuːz
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Cruel or inhumane treatment.
  2. Improper or excessive use.
  3. A rude expression intended to offend or hurt.
(动) As a verb
  1. Change the inherent purpose or function of something.
  2. Use wrongly or improperly or excessively.
  3. Use foul or abusive language towards.
  4. Treat badly.
Hyphenationa•buse
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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滥用lànyòngto misuse; to abuse
侮辱wǔrǔto insult; to humiliate; dishonor
虐待nüèdàito mistreat; to maltreat; to abuse; mistreatment; maltreatment
辱骂rǔmàto insult; to revile; abuse; vituperation
弊病bìbìngmalady; evil; malpractice; drawback; disadvantage
陋习lòuxícorrupt practice; bad habits; malpractice
呵责hēzéto abuse; to berate
耻骂chǐmàto abuse; to mock
suìabuse
侮骂wǔmàto scold; abuse
chánto revile; to abuse
蠹弊dùbìmalpractice; abuse; corrupt practice
詈骂lìmà(literary) to scold; to abuse
to slight; to abuse; to insult; to blaspheme, to desecrate
líng(ancient form of ) a high mound, tomb of an emperor, to usurp; to abuse
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