ripe for abuse

Definition of ripe for abuse

  1. :  in such bad condition that it could easily be used wrongly a system that is ripe for abuse

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  fully grown and developed :  mature

    :  having mature knowledge, understanding, or judgment

    :  of advanced years :  late

  1. :  a corrupt practice or custom

    :  improper or excessive use or treatment :  misuse

    :  language that condemns or vilifies usually unjustly, intemperately, and angrily

  1. :  to put to a wrong or improper use

    :  to use excessively

    :  to use without medical justification

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to cast off or become cast off

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