abuse of language


abuse of language
неправильное использование языка

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  • Abuse — A*buse , n. [F. abus, L. abusus, fr. abuti. See {Abuse}, v. t.] 1. Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an abuse of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abuse of distress — Abuse A*buse , n. [F. abus, L. abusus, fr. abuti. See {Abuse}, v. t.] 1. Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abuse of notation — In mathematics, abuse of notation occurs when an author uses a mathematical notation in a way that is not formally correct but that seems likely to simplify the exposition (while being unlikely to introduce errors or cause confusion). Abuse of… …   Wikipedia

  • abuse — n. insulting language 1) to heap, shower abuse on, upon; to hurl abuse at 2) to take abuse (she took a lot of abuse from him) 3) verbal abuse 4) a shower, stream of abuse 5) a term of abuse rough use 6) to take abuse (this car has taken a lot of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • abuse — vb Abuse, misuse, mistreat, maltreat, ill treat, outrage all denote to use or treat a person or thing improperly or wrongfully. Abuse and misuse are capable of wider use than the others, for they do not invariably imply either deliberateness or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abuse — [ə byo͞oz′; , ə byo͞os′] vt. abused, abusing [ME abusen < OFr abuser < L abusus, pp. of abuti, misuse < ab , away, from + uti, to use] 1. to use wrongly; misuse [to abuse a privilege] 2. a) to hurt by treating badly; mistreat b) to… …   English World dictionary

  • abuse — ► VERB 1) use improperly or to excess. 2) treat with cruelty or violence, especially assault sexually. 3) speak to in an insulting and offensive way. ► NOUN 1) the improper use of something. 2) cruel and violent treatment, especially sexual… …   English terms dictionary

  • Abuse — This article is about the mistreatment of people or systems. For other uses, see Abuse (disambiguation). Mistreat redirects here. For other uses, see Mistreat (disambiguation). Contents 1 Types and contexts of abuse 1.1 …   Wikipedia

  • abuse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French abus, from Latin abusus, from abuti to consume, from ab + uti to use Date: 15th century 1. a corrupt practice or custom 2. improper or excessive use or treatment ; misuse < drug abuse > < …   New Collegiate 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

  • abuse — abusable /euh byooh zeuh beuhl/, adj. abuser, n. v. /euh byoohz /; n. /euh byoohs /, v., abused, abusing, n. v.t. 1. to use wrongly or improperly; misuse: to abuse one s authority. 2. to treat in a harmful, injurious, or offensive way: to abuse a …   Universalium

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