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misuse

The improper use of something which, in medicine, usually refers to the use of a drug in a way not intended by the manufacturer.
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The DOTr also said "requisition of new slots that the airline does not intend to operate, and the requisition of slots for an operation other than indicated with the intention of gaining improved priority" are also considered slot misuse. Stringent sanctions will be imposed "to provide teeth in the implementation of efficient slot utilization," DOTr said, adding that a timeslot committee will review the findings of the "slot coordinator" who will initiate any disciplinary action against an airline that intentionally misuses its allocated slots.
However, we can't ignore its fruitfulness but its misuses have been ignored.
The director general has identified two constraints in defence of making so few cases against such an admittedly excessive and extensive misuse of green channel during his tenure as head of the FBR's intelligence organisation when it was primarily his responsibility to spot and arrest such misuses.
Treatment outcomes are also improving, with 77% of people reported a reduction in their substance misuses following treatment in 2016-17, compared to 69.2% in 2012-13.
Later, Sindre and Opdahl [22] extended the positive use case diagrams by adding negative use cases (misuses cases) to model undesirable behaviour in the system and misuser to model the attacker.
License provisions tying editorial control or subject matter restrictions to copyright use are misuses of copyright not because they leverage the copyright for financial gain, but because they chill First Amendment speech of others.
The far right have imposed a national agenda that's taking America in the wrong direction in many respects: that's the hard-hitting message of an award-winning actor and political activist and a retired government analyst in their Misuse Of Power: How The Far Right Gained And Misuses Power.
The company will also inform users of data misuse. "Protecting people's information is the most important thing we do at Facebook.
A new review indicates that there is a massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East.
[USA], Jun 19 (ANI): There is a massive problem of self-medication misuse in the Middle East, according to a recent study.
This discussion of the use of statistical methods in educational research considers the frequent misuse of statistical procedures, the factors responsible for the misuse, and the remedies that might reduce the misuse of statistical procedures.