abuse of public authority

зловживання державною (публічною) владою

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  • 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

  • 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 of power — Improper use of authority by someone who has that authority because he or she holds a public office. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. abuse of power Improper use of authority b …   Law dictionary

  • public health — public health, adj. health services to improve and protect community health, esp. sanitation, immunization, and preventive medicine. [1610 20] * * * Science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Public image of George W. Bush — CBS News/New York Times Bush public opinion polling by Gallup/USA Today from February 2001 to December 2007. Blue denotes approve , red disapprove , and green unsure . Large increases in approval followed the September 11 attacks, the beginning… …   Wikipedia

  • Public defender — For the 1931 film featuring Boris Karloff, see The Public Defender. Public Defenders offices in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. The term public defender is primarily used to refer to a criminal defense lawyer appointed to represent people charged with …   Wikipedia

  • public opinion — the collective opinion of many people on some issue, problem, etc., esp. as a guide to action, decision, or the like. [1560 70] * * * Introduction       an aggregate of the individual views, attitudes, and beliefs about a particular topic,… …   Universalium

  • authority — noun 1 (often authorities) people with responsibility for making decisions ADJECTIVE ▪ central, district, federal, local, municipal, regional ▪ government, pu …   Collocations dictionary

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