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misuser1

[mis-yoo-zer] /mɪsˈyu zər/
noun, Law.
1.
abuse of a right; unlawful use of an office, franchise, benefit, etc.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; noun use of Middle French mesuser to misuse

misuser2

[mis-yoo-zer] /mɪsˈyu zər/
noun
1.
a person who misuses.
Origin
1540-50; mis-1 + user
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  • Responsibility for the outcome of known, intentional misuse rests squarely on the misuser.
British Dictionary definitions for misuser

misuser

/ˌmɪsˈjuːzə/
noun
1.
(law) an abuse of some right, privilege, office, etc, such as one that may lead to its forfeiture
2.
(often in combination) a person who regularly abuses alcohol, drugs, etc: heroin misusers
Word Origin
C17: from Old French mesuser (infinitive used as noun)
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