abuse verbally


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  • abuse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 wrong/bad use of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ alcohol, drug, solvent, substance (= drugs, etc.) ▪ systematic, widespread ▪ flagrant …   Collocations dictionary

  • abuse — a|buse1 W3S2 [əˈbju:s] n 1.) [plural, U] cruel or violent treatment of someone ▪ several cases of child abuse physical/sexual/racial abuse ▪ Many children suffer racial abuse at school. ▪ An independent committee will look into alleged human… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • abuse — I UK [əˈbjuːs] / US [əˈbjus] noun Word forms abuse : singular abuse plural abuses ** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it The regime had been… …   English dictionary

  • abuse — a|buse1 [ ə bjus ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it: The regime had been responsible for serious human rights abuses. abuse of: Physical abuse and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • abuse — ♦♦ abuses, abusing, abused (The noun is pronounced [[t]əbju͟ːs[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]əbju͟ːz[/t]].) 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, usu with supp Abuse of someone is cruel and violent treatment of them. ...investigation of alleged child… …   English dictionary

  • verbally — adv. Verbally is used with these adjectives: ↑abusive, ↑aggressive Verbally is used with these verbs: ↑abuse, ↑assault, ↑communicate …   Collocations dictionary

  • abuse — v. & n. v.tr. 1 use to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse (abused his position of power). 2 insult verbally. 3 maltreat. n. 1 a incorrect or improper use (the abuse of power). b an instance of this. 2 insulting language (a torrent of abuse) …   Useful english dictionary

  • abuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. misuse, misapply; mistreat, injure, damage; malign, scold, berate, vilify, curse; flay. n. injury, desecration; insult. See disapprobation, badness, deception, impurity, wrong.Ant., praise,… …   English dictionary for students

  • verbally — verbal ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or in the form of words. 2) spoken rather than written; oral. 3) Grammar relating to or derived from a verb. ► NOUN 1) Grammar a word or words functioning as a verb. 2) (also verbals) Brit. informal ab …   English terms dictionary

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  • Psychological abuse — Classification and external resources ICD 10 T74.3 ICD 9 995.82 Psychological abuse, also …   Wikipedia

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