Definition of 'domestic abuse'
Example sentences containing 'domestic abuse'
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We want to hear the views of victims and experts on introducing a new specific offence of domestic abuse.The Sun (2014)
Each of the victims had been responsible for domestic abuse and each one ends up getting tortured to death.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Ministers should show they are prepared to condemn this kind of violence against women and that they recognise the seriousness of domestic abuse.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It's similar to child abuse and domestic abuse in that sense.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2016) Christianity Today (2000)
At the other end of the spectrum, mothers have posted after suffering domestic abuse or losing their children to cot death or losing their partners.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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