abuser
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abuser(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (violent person)
a. el abusador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la abusadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Charlotte's boyfriend had beaten and abused her for years. Now her abuser was going to jail for a long time.El novio de Charlotte la pegaba y la abusaba desde hacía años. Ahora su abusador sería encarcelado durante mucho tiempo.
b. el abusón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la abusona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That man is known to be an abuser; his ex girlfriend was always covering up bruises.Ese hombre tiene fama de abusón; su ex novia siempre estaba ocultando cardenales.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Donna was too afraid of her abuser to report him to the police.Donna le tenía demasiado miedo a este hombre que abusaba de ella para denunciarlo a la policía.
I know Mark's an abuser even though Georgina hasn't said so.Sé que Mark es culpable de malos tratos aunque Georgina no lo haya dicho.
2. (sexual offender targeting children)
a. el abusador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la abusadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A child may be afraid to say anything about what has happened because of threats made by their abuser.Puede que un niño tenga miedo de decir nada sobre lo que ha pasado a causa de amenazas hechas por su abusador.
b. el pedófilo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pedófila
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Abusers often look for jobs working with children.Los pedófilos suelen buscar trabajo con niños.
c. el pederasta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pederasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Abusers can be very manipulative when grooming children.Los pederastas pueden ser muy manipuladores cuando tratan de ganarse la confianza de los niños.
3. (problem user)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Bernard is certainly an alcohol abuser, but I don't think he's an alcoholic.Bernard sin duda abusa del alcohol, pero no creo que sea un alcohólico.
I suspect my son is a drug abuser as he sometimes behaves oddly.Sospecho que mi hijo está haciendo uso indebido de drogas ya que a veces se comporta de forma extraña.
4. (addict)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Adam had been a substance abuser for a while when I met him.Hacía un tiempo que Adam era toxicómano cuando lo conocí.
Living with an alcohol abuser can be very difficult.El vivir con un alcohólico puede ser muy difícil.
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abuser
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (misuser)
a.
(alcohol) abuseralcohólico(a) m,f
(drug) abuserdrogodependiente mf
2. (of child)
a. el pederasta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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abuser [əˈbjuːzəʳ]
noun
(physical) culpable de malos tratos; (sexual) culpable de abusos deshonestos
she killed her abuser mató al que la abusaba
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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