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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Improper or excessive use v. - Change the inherent purpose or function of something; Apply to a wrong thing or person.

Usage examples (31)
  • Police and fire officers spent time at each school in the area, explaining the dangers and criminal implications of the misuse of fireworks.
  • He will be as apt to misuse is as to use it rightly.
  • You chose the word misuse earlier; you now use spinning.
  • The recent LUBA appeal on Urban Renewal misuse is a beginning. for more
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