abuses

All Noun Verb
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  • The labor abuses he saw there caused him to become active in labor movement issues.
  • The report noted past environmental abuses that brought the state to a position to make a decision.
  • The latter case led more easily to abuses of power.
  • A working group dealing with human rights abuses has also been set up at the six-party talks.
  • Other issues discussed during its existence include abuses within the Catholic Church.
  • Legal abuse refers to abuses associated with both civil and criminal legal action.
  • But this did not prevent him from opposing the abuses common to his time.
  • The law should intervene no further than is necessary to stop abuses.
  • There has been a number of high-profile cases of human rights abuses connected to business in Russia.
  • This special security zone has faced domestic and international criticism for alleged human-rights abuses.
  • Common human right abuses included imprisonment and torture of political prisoners and very poor prison conditions.
  • The staff leasing industry itself has also taken steps to address abuses.
  • However, the Unit has been accused by national and international organisations of human rights abuses.
  • There is evidence of severe human rights abuses during his regime.
  • Tom goes to inform her of this, and in the process abuses her trust again.
  • The fragility of the state has allowed continued violence and human rights abuses in the east.
  • Her abuses took many forms in the camp.
  • The major part of the abuses took place in the late 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Also Human Rights Watch has accused him of human rights abuses.
  • Strange World is an American television program about military investigations into criminal abuses of science and technology.
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Root form of abuses is abuse for both verb and noun.

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Meaning of abuses

  • noun A rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse, they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • verb Use foul or abusive language towards
    The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket, The angry mother shouted at the teacher
  • verb Use wrongly or improperly or excessively
    Her husband often abuses alcohol, while she was pregnant, she abused drugs