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Meaning of “mistreat” - Learner’s Dictionary

mistreat

verb [T]     /mɪsˈtriːt/
to treat a person or animal in a bad or cruel way: A local farmer has been accused of mistreating horses.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishingTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
mistreatment noun [U]
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…
(Definition of mistreat from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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