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English definition of “treat”

treat

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (DEAL WITH)    /triːt/
B2 to behave towards someone or deal with something in a particular way: My parents treated us all the same when we were kids. He treated his wife very badly. It's wrong to treat animals as if they had no feelings. I treat remarks like that with the contempt that they deserve.Behaving, interacting and behaviour
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