See also: Abus

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abus m (plural abus)

  1. abuse (improper usage)

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French abus (improper use), from Latin abūsus (misused, using up), perfect active participle of abūtor, abūtī (use up, exhaust, consume; waste, squander; misuse, abuse; use improperly).

NounEdit

abus m (plural abus)

  1. abuse

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

abus m (oblique plural abus, nominative singular abus, nominative plural abus)

  1. excess
  2. abuse

DescendantsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abus

  1. animal
  2. meat
  3. (hunting) game
  4. side-dish
  5. garnish
  6. (figuratively) Something that one likes and often has ('having it for breakfast')

Derived termsEdit

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