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misuse

noun abuse, degradation, erroneous use, ill treatment, ill usage, ill use, improper usage, improper use, incorrect usage, incorrect use, maladministration, maltreatment, misapplication, misappropriation, mishandling, mismanagement, mistreatment, misusage, perversion, solecism, usus, violation, wrong use
Associated concepts: misuse of a product, misuse of an easement, misuse of funds, misuse of powers, misuse of property, patent misuse
Foreign phrases: Expedit reipublicae ne sua re quis male utatur.It is for the interest of the state that no one should make ill use of his property.
See also: abuse, annoy, conversion, convert, corrupt, dissipate, embezzle, endanger, exploit, exploitation, harass, harm, harrow, maltreat, manipulate, misapplication, misappropriate, misappropriation, misemploy, mishandle, mismanage, mistreat, misusage, molest, persecute, perversion, pervert, purloin, taint, violation, waste
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Data source: A cross-sectional survey of 115 patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, correlating their risk of misusing prescription opioids (as measured on the SOAPP-R) with their catastrophizing traits.
During the course of proceedings, the counsel for the CDA apprised the court that the authority had served notices to all those, who were misusing the agriculture farms.
(246.) See Meg Dolan, Misusing Misuse: Why Copyright Misuse Is Unnecessary, 17 DEPAUL-LCA J.
They will equip women with the necessary skills to help and support the person misusing drugs, in the rehabilitation process.
"Warning notices have been issued to 40 motorists misusing blue badges in Middlesbrough.
They also account for two per cent of those being treated for alcohol misuse and 10 per cent of those being treated for misusing both.
However, not misusing drugs or alcohol during the six months before and after a delivery was positively associated with receipt of antiretroviral treatment (2.1-2.4).
Furthermore, Clickforcover.com believes that too many small and medium sized businesses are unaware of the risks of employees misusing the Internet and e-mail whilst at work and their own liabilities in the event of such misuse.
"Partnerships between the private sector and drugs initiatives already bring positive results and we encourage more companies to engage in this crucial area of activity." He said that few workplaces did not have some employees misusing illegal drugs.
Former Punjab CM is accused of misusing authority, while principal secretary to ex-PM Fawad Hasan Fawad allegedly made assets worth Rs740 million illegally
The Invitation to Tender document invited tenders for the following Lots: Lot 1 Service for Young People who Misuse or are at Risk of Misusing Substances Lot 2 Service for Children and Young People Affected by the Substance Misuse of Others
Physicians prescribing these medications for their approved indications may want to consider emphasizing the potential harmful effects of misusing the drugs for weight loss, she said.