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tr.v. mis·treat·ed, mis·treat·ing, mis·treats
To treat roughly or wrongly. See Synonyms at abuse.
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|Noun||1.||mistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"|
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
using, victimisation, victimization, exploitation - an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly); "capitalistic exploitation of the working class"; "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"
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noun abuse, ill-treatment, maltreatment, injury, harm, misuse, mauling, manhandling, roughing up, molestation, unkindness, rough handling, brutalization, ill-usage police brutality and mistreatment of people in prisons
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mistreatment[ˌmɪsˈtriːtmənt] n (= maltreatment) [person, animal] → mauvais traitements mpl
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