Thesaurus / misuse

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Now, the program’s biggest lender is investigating some of its own employees for aiding misuse of funds by customers.
The risk of illegal actions and misuse of the government funds has been top of mind for government watchdogs, government officials, and the media since the program’s rollout in early April.
It’s not a classic case of human rights abuse by a company, because we don’t operate the systems—we’re not involved in actual operations of the systems—but we understand there is a real risk of misuse from the customers.
The industry is expanding, and it should expand on the basis of the proper framework to regulate misuse.
The systems’ capabilities—as well as potential for misuse and abuse—will continue to grow by leaps and bounds.
Absent clear rules and regulations, there’s potential for misuse, and the wider and deeper digital surveillance goes, the more it may provoke fear and freeze free expression.
We can also restrict the storage of data, require deep auditing and public reporting of the technology’s use, punish misuse, and ban use in areas that are prone to discrimination.
It is the condition which leads toward the misuse of young girls in wage-earning tasks.
THE FAMILY AND IT'S MEMBERSANNA GARLIN SPENCER
To call the success of it a succs d'estime would be a misuse of words.
MUSICAL CRITICISMSARTHUR JOHNSTONE
In that case it will be easy to select for study those words which the pupils are most likely to misuse.

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