Treatment

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Definition

treatment: care, handling, management, the way of dealing with something; cure, medication
noun
The water treatment plant is located outside the city. That's where the quality of the water is managed.
We are trying to lower the cost of medical treatments for AIDS. Soon, this medication should be a lot cheaper.
No one in the office receives special treatment from Bruno: he treats all his employees equally.

mistreatment: abuse, bad behavior towards something or someone
noun
Many children in the world suffer from mistreatment at the hands of their parents. They are often abused.

Examples

  • "Yesterday, during my ‘re-education' session, I endured cruel treatment that had but one goal: to remove the very essence of my Britishness."
  • "I don't want any special treatment at work."
  • "I'm no psychologist, but I would suggest that Icarus look into treatment for some possible obsessive compulsive disorders."
  • "After all, you deserve the best treatment that only a very wealthy sub-section of the population can afford."
  • "Susie : It's also an animal rights organization: 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals'."
  • "Seeing as this machine was only 9 months old, this replacement was not a result of aging, but of mistreatment."

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