abuse one's authority

превышать свои полномочия

Англо-русский большой универсальный переводческий словарь. . 2012.

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  • Abuse — A*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abusing}.] [F. abuser; L. abusus, p. p. of abuti to abuse, misuse; ab + uti to use. See {Use}.] 1. To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a wrong… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abuse — /abyiiws/ 1. noun Everything which is contrary to good order established by usage. Departure from reasonable use; immoderate or improper use. Physical or mental maltreatment. Misuse. Deception. To wrong in speech, reproach coarsely, disparage,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • abuse — abusable /euh byooh zeuh beuhl/, adj. abuser, n. v. /euh byoohz /; n. /euh byoohs /, v., abused, abusing, n. v.t. 1. to use wrongly or improperly; misuse: to abuse one s authority. 2. to treat in a harmful, injurious, or offensive way: to abuse a …   Universalium

  • abuse — a•buse v. [[t]əˈbyuz[/t]] n. [[t]əˈbyus[/t]] v. a•bused, a•bus•ing, n. 1) to use wrongly or improperly; misuse: to abuse one s authority[/ex] 2) to treat in a harmful or injurious way: to abuse a horse; to abuse one s eyesight[/ex] 3) to speak… …   From formal English to slang

  • abuse — 1 /ə byüz/ vt abused, abus·ing 1: to put to a use other than the one intended: as a: to put to a bad or unfair use abusing the powers of office b: to put to improper or excessive use abuse narcotics …   Law dictionary

  • authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • abuse of power — taking advantage of one s authority, using one s authority for evil purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …   Law dictionary

  • One strike, you're out — is a colloquial term for a policy adhered to by public housing officials in the United States which requires tenants living in housing projects or otherwise receiving housing assistance from the federal government to be evicted if they, or any… …   Wikipedia

  • Abuse — This article is about the mistreatment of people or systems. For other uses, see Abuse (disambiguation). Mistreat redirects here. For other uses, see Mistreat (disambiguation). Contents 1 Types and contexts of abuse 1.1 …   Wikipedia

  • abuse — verb (t) /əˈbjuz / (say uh byoohz) (abused, abusing) 1. to use wrongly or improperly; misuse: to abuse authority; to abuse a confidence. 2. to maltreat; act injuriously towards: to abuse the dog. 3. to inflict a sexual act on (a person),… …   Australian English dictionary


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