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English definition of “treatment”

treatment

noun [C or U] (MEDICAL CARE)    /ˈtriːt.mənt/
B2 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.Treating and caring for people
(Definition of treatment noun (MEDICAL CARE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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