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noun \ə-ˈbyüs\

Medical Definition of ABUSE

:  improper or excessive use or treatment <drug abuse> <long-term abuse of tranquilizers>
:  physical maltreatment: as a :  the act of violating sexually :  rape b under some statutes :  rape or indecent assault not amounting to rape
July 06, 2015
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absolute or relating to a category
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