maltreat

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maltreat /ˌmælˈtriːt/ verb
maltreats; maltreated; maltreating
maltreat
/ˌmælˈtriːt/
verb
maltreats; maltreated; maltreating
Learner's definition of MALTREAT
[+ object]
: to treat (someone) in a rough or cruel way

— maltreatment

/ˌmælˈtriːtmənt/ noun [noncount]
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