mauvais traitements mpl
→ Her parents were found guilty of gross neglect and abuse.
→ victims of abuse
insultes fpl , injures fpl
→ a hail of abuse
to shout abuse at sb hurler des insultes à qn
[+power, position] abus m
→ This book is about the uses and abuses of power.
to be open to abuse se prêter à des abus
→ The system is open to abuse.
[+child, patient] maltraiter
→ Parents who cannot cope might abuse their children.
→ The patients were physically abused.
→ Joanna had been abused by her father since she was eleven.
abused children les enfants maltraités
to be abused être maltraité (e)
→ The foreman abused the workmen in the foulest language.
to abuse drugs se droguer
to abuse alcohol s'adonner à la boisson
[+power, position] abuser de → It is important not to abuse your position as the boss's wife.
n abus m d'alcool
sévices mpl sexuels sur des enfants
→ training in recognising and tackling child abuse
→ He hoped that some of those accused of child abuse would be prosecuted.
people who claim they were victims of child abuse des personnes qui affirment avoir été victimes de sévices sexuels dans leur enfance
allegations of child abuse in orphanages and homes des allégations de sévices sexuels sur des enfants dans les orphelinats et les maisons d'accueil
(=ill-treatment) maltraitance f sur enfant(s), maltraitance f d'enfant(s)
n violences fpl domestiques
→ The survey showed that one in five women had experienced domestic abuse during their life
n usage m de stupéfiants
(=self-destructive behaviour) conduite f autodestructrice
(=self-harming) automutilation f
n sévices mpl sexuels
n sévices mpl sexuels
n inhalation f de vapeurs de solvants
n toxicomanie f
n injures fpl
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