to officially end a law, system etc, especially one that has existed for a long time:
to treat someone in a cruel and violent way, often sexually
She was sexually abused as a child
way somebody/something looks
[uncountable and countable]
He was always criticising his wife's appearance.
We are often attracted to somebody first by theirphysical appearance.
Women, in general, tend to be more concerned than men about their personal appearance.
She had an outward appearance of calm, but deep down she was really worried.
to make a formal request, usually written, for something such as a job, a place in a university, or permission to do something
She applied for a job with the local newspaper.
a system of connecting computers to the Internet and moving information, such as messages or pictures, at a very high speed
a bustling place is very busy