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Translation of abuso in English:

sustantivo masculino


abuso de autoridad

sustantivo masculino
  • abuse of authority

abuso de confianza

sustantivo masculino
  • (Derecho)
    breach of trust o confidence
    ¡qué abuso de confianza! [familiar]
    what a nerve!

abuso de debilidad

  • abuse of weakness

abuso de mercado

  • market abuse

abusos deshonestos

sustantivo plural masculino

abuso sexual

  • sexual o sex abuse

abuso sexual infantil

Example sentences
  • Atestiguar y grabar para denunciar abusos cuando se cometen.
  • Los trabajadores denunciaron diversos abusos de parte de la empresa.
  • El abuso y la violencia legal se instauran de modo intolerante e insoportable.

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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