n [əʼbju:s]
1) no pl (affront)
[verbal] \abuse Beschimpfung[en] fpl;
a stream [or torrent] of \abuse ein Schwall m von Beschimpfungen;
a term of \abuse ein Schimpfwort nt;
to hurl \abuse at sb jdn beschimpfen;
to hurl a torrent of \abuse at sb jdm einen Schwall von Beschimpfungen entgegenschleudern
2) no pl (maltreatment) Missbrauch m;
child \abuse Kindesmissbrauch m;
to have been a victim of child \abuse als Kind missbraucht worden sein;
mental/physical \abuse psychische/körperliche Misshandlung;
sexual \abuse sexueller Missbrauch
3) no pl (misuse) Missbrauch m;
be open to \abuse sich leicht missbrauchen lassen, leicht ausgenutzt werden;
alcohol/drug \abuse Alkohol-/Drogenmissbrauch m
4) (breach) Verletzung f;
\abuse of human rights Menschenrechtsverletzungen fpl
5) (corrupt practice)
\abuses pl korrupte Machenschaften vt [əʼbju:z]
1) (verbally)
to [verbally] \abuse sb jdn beschimpfen
2) (maltreat)
to \abuse sb/an animal jdn/ein Tier missbrauchen;
to \abuse sb emotionally/physically/sexually jdn psychisch/körperlich/sexuell misshandeln
3) (exploit)
to \abuse sth etw missbrauchen;
to \abuse one's authority/position seine Autorität/Position missbrauchen;
to \abuse sb's kindness jds Freundlichkeit f ausnützen;
to \abuse sb's trust jds Vertrauen nt missbrauchen
4) (breach)
to \abuse sb's rights jds Rechte ntpl verletzen

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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