Abuse

  • 81 Abuse, physical child — Next to child neglect, physical abuse is the second most frequently reported form of child abuse, accounting for 25% of all cases of child abuse. Physical child abuse is physical injury inflicted upon the child with cruel and/or malicious intent …

    Medical dictionary

  • 82 Abuse prevention program — An abuse prevention program is a social program designed to help parents and teachers recognize the signs of violence in an abused child and teaches how to explain abuse protection to them. These programs also help children in establishing self… …

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  • 83 Abuse at SCI-Greene — Allegations of prisoner abuse by prison staff at State Correctional Institution Greene (SCI GREENE) are pervasive. SCI GREENE is a Supermax security prison located in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, 40 miles south of Pittsburgh and 6 miles from the… …

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  • 84 Abuse, elder — The physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of an elderly person, usually one who is disabled or frail. Like child abuse, elder abuse is a crime that all health and social services professionals are mandated to report …

    Medical dictionary

  • 85 abuse of discretion — Decision by whim or caprice, arbitrarily, or from a bad motive which amounts practically to a denial of justice as a clearly erroneous conclusion, one that is clearly against logic and effect of the facts presented. 5 Am J2d A & E § 774. Abuse of …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 86 abuse of process — The malicious perversion of a regularly issued civil or criminal process, for a purpose, and to obtain a result not lawfully warranted or properly attainable thereby, and for which perversion an action will lie to recover the pecuniary loss… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 87 Abuse of distress — Distress Dis*tress , n. [OE. destresse, distresse, OF. destresse, destrece, F. d[ e]tresse, OF. destrecier to distress, (assumed) LL. districtiare, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere. See {Distrain}, and cf. {Stress}.] 1. Extreme pain or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 88 abuse of office — piktnaudžiavimas tarnyba statusas Aprobuotas sritis valstybės tarnyba apibrėžtis Valstybės tarnautojo veika (veikimas ar neveikimas), kai tarnybinė padėtis naudojama arba ne tarnybos interesais, arba ne pagal įstatymus ar kitus teisės aktus, arba …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 89 abuse of process — noun A cause of action in tort arising from one party making a malicious and deliberate misuse or perversion of regularly issued court process (civil or criminal) not justified by the underlying legal action …

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  • 90 abuse of discretion — noun a) The rendering of a decision by a court that is so unreasonable in light of the facts of the case or is such an unreasonable deviation from legal precedent that it must be reversed. b) Any action by a government official by which that… …

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  • 91 abuse of distress — noun /əˈbjuːsəvdɪstrɛs/ a wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainer …

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  • 92 Abuse, steroid — Use of substances containing anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass. Such steroids can have many side effects when misused, including psychiatric problems, liver tumors, reduction in the size of the male genitals and sterility, and heart… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 93 abuse of right — abus de droit (франц.) = Rechtsmissbrauch (нем.) злоупотребление правом, концепция, предусматривающая для допустившего такое злоупотребление лица невыгодные последствия как в материально правовом аспекте (отказ в защите права, основанного на… …

    Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • 94 abuse of confidence — taking advantage of trust, abusing trust …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 95 abuse of law — perversion or distortion of the legal system through corruption or other means …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 96 abuse of power — taking advantage of one s authority, using one s authority for evil purposes …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 97 abuse a bed —    obsolete to cuckold    Not just to leap about on it:     See the hell of having a false woman. My bed shall be abused. (Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 98 abuse oneself — idi to masturbate …

    From formal English to slang

  • 99 abuse of distress — Making use of a distrained animal or chattel and thereby committing a conversion of it …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 100 abuse of privilege — See excess of privilege …

    Ballentine's law dictionary