Definition of child abuse in English:

child abuse

Syllabification: child a·buse

noun

  • Physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child.
    More example sentences
    • It is too easy for a belief like this to support child abuse and sexual molestation.
    • I got sick reading the news of the two foreigners arrested on sexual child abuse.
    • The counsellor is duty-bound under California law to report any child abuse.

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