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Turkish translation of “mistreat”

mistreat

verb [T]
 
 
/mɪsˈtriːt/
to treat a person or animal in a bad or cruel way
kötü/acımasız/kaba davranmak
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] when people or animals are badly or cruelly treated
kötü muamele; kaba davranış
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of mistreat from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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