English translation of दुरुपयोग
दुरुपयोगPowered by COBUILD /durupayoga/
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1. abuse transitive verb, uncountable noun
If you abuse something, you use it in a wrong way or for a bad purpose. Abuse of something is the use of it in this way.
⇒ The rich and powerful can abuse their position. ⇒ ...an abuse of power. ⇒ ...alcohol abuse.
2. misuse variable noun /ˌmɪsˈjuːs ˌमिसˈयूस्/
The misuse of something is incorrect, careless, or dishonest use of it.
⇒ ...the misuse of language.
3. waste transitive verb, singular noun
If you waste something such as time, money, or energy, you use too much of it doing something that is not important or necessary, or is unlikely to succeed. You can say that doing this is a waste of time, money, or energy.
⇒ She didn't want to waste time looking at old cars. ⇒ I resolved not to waste money on a hotel. ⇒ It was just a waste of government money. ⇒ I thought the meeting was a waste of time.
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Translation of दुरुपयोग from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary