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mistreat

verb [T]  /mɪsˈtrit/ us  
to treat a person or animal badly or cruelly: The owners of the kennel were accused of mistreating the animals in their care.
mistreatment
noun [U]  /mɪsˈtrit·mənt/ us  
The sad condition of the horses suggested a long period of mistreatment and neglect.
Translations of “mistreat”
in Korean 학대하다…
in Arabic يُسئ مُعامَلة…
in Portuguese maltratar…
in Catalan maltractar…
in Japanese ~を虐待する…
in Italian maltrattare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虐待…
in Russian плохо, жестоко обращаться…
in Turkish kötü/acımasız/kaba davranmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虐待…
in Polish znęcać się nad…
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