maltreatment

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cruel or harmful treatment or abuse; mistreatment
{i} abuse, cruel treatment, rough treatment
Maltreatment is cruel behaviour, especially involving hurting a person or animal. 2,000 prisoners died as a result of torture and maltreatment. = mistreatment
cruel or inhumane treatment
Ill treatment; ill usage; abuse
maltreat
to treat ill, unkindly, roughly, or abusively
maltreat
{v} to treat ill or amiss, abuse, injure
maltreat
To treat ill; to abuse; to treat roughly
maltreat
To treat badly
maltreat
{f} mistreat, abuse, treat poorly
maltreat
If a person or animal is maltreated, they are treated badly, especially by being hurt. He said that he was not tortured or maltreated during his detention = mistreat. to treat a person or animal cruelly = mistreat
maltreat
treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
maltreatment

    Türkische aussprache

    mältritmınt

    Aussprache

    /malˈtrētmənt/ /mælˈtriːtmənt/

    Etymologie

    [ "mal-'trEt ] (transitive verb.) 1708. part translation of French maltraiter, from Middle French, from mal- + traiter to treat, from Old French traitier; more at TREAT.

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