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treatmentnoun

uk   us   /ˈtriːt.mənt/

treatment noun (DEALING WITH)

B2 [U] the way you deal with or behave towards someone or something: Peter gets special treatment because he knows the boss. [C or U] the way something is considered and examined: The same subject matter gets a very different treatment by Chris Wilson in his latest novel.
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treatment noun (MEDICAL CARE)

B2 [C or U] the use of drugs, exercises, etc. to cure a person of an illness or injury: free dental treatment Perhaps it's time to try a new course of treatment. This disease doesn't generally respond to (= improve as a result of) treatment. There are various treatments for this complaint.
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