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definition of abuse:

harm inflicted on a person through physical, verbal, emotional, or sexual means. Abuse may cause victims to develop emotional or behavioral problems, some of which may not appear until later in life.

abuse, as it might be used:

The mother's neglect of her daughter's basic health and medical needs constitutes child abuse.
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