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Abuso

Léxico relacionado con la sociedad

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/28/2005
Word: Abuso
(a-BU-so), sustantivo masculino
English: abuse
Etymology: Del latín abusus
Meaning: 1.- Usar mal, excesiva, injusta, impropia o indebidamente de algo o de alguien.
2.- Hacer objeto de trato deshonesto a una persona de menor experiencia, fuerza o poder.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la sociedad
Example:

"Se ha detectado que los comerciantes abusan de sus clientes al vender productos de dudosa calidad."

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