Definition of Maltreatment in English :

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Maltreatment meaning in English

Meaning of Maltreatment in English

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Maltreatment pronunciation in English

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1. abuse, ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment

cruel or inhumane treatment

Example Sentences:
'the child showed signs of physical abuse'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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tr.v. mal·treat·ed, mal·treat·ing, mal·treats
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse. See Synonyms at abuse.

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