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abuse
sustantivo [əˈbjuːs]
1. abuso (m) mal uso (m) (of power)
2. insultos (mpl) improperios mpl (insults)
  • term of abuse insulto (m) , término (m) ofensivo
  • to shower abuse on somebody despotricar contra alguien
3. malos tratos mpl (cruelty)
  • (sexual) abuse abuso (m) (sexual)
verbo transitivo [əˈbjuːz]
4. abusar de (misuse)
5. insultar (insult)
6. maltratar (ill-treat) (physically); abusar de (sexually)
abuse
noun
[əˈbjuːs]
1 (insults) insultos (m); improperios (m) (formal)
to heap abuse on sb hurl abuse at sb llenar a algn de improperios
2 (misuse) abuso (m)
abuse of trust/power abuso de confianza/poder; open to abuse abierto al abuso
transitive verb
[əˈbjuːz]
1 (insult) insultar; injuriar
he roundly abused the government dijo mil improperios contra el gobierno
2 (mistreat) [+child] (physically) maltratar; (sexually) abusar de
he abused his daughter
3 (misuse) [+position, privilege] abusar de
He showed how the rich and powerful can abuse their position
Verb Conjugations for abusar
Gerund: abusando
Participle: abusado
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoabusoabuséabusabaabusaríaabusaré
abusasabusasteabusabasabusaríasabusarás
él/ella/Ud.abusaabusóabusabaabusaríaabusará
nosotrosabusamosabusamosabusábamosabusaríamosabusaremos
vosotrosabusáisabusasteisabusabaisabusaríaisabusaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.abusanabusaronabusabanabusaríanabusarán
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