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treat en inglés británico

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treatverb

uk /triːt/ us /triːt/

treat verb (DEAL WITH)

B2 [ T usually + adv/prep ] 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.

Más ejemplos

  • Many companies still treat their management staff better than their workers.
  • You really should treat your parents with more respect.
  • These men's magazines just treat women as playthings.
  • We try to treat our students as individuals.
  • All information will be treated as strictly confidential.

treat verb (GIVE MEDICAL CARE)

B2 [ T ] to use drugs, exercises, etc. to cure a person of a disease or heal an injury:

He is being treated for a rare skin disease.
Western medicine tends to treat the symptoms and not the cause.

Más ejemplos

  • The farmer called the vet out to treat a sick cow.
  • Laboratory tests suggest that the new drug may be used to treat cancer.
  • Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.
  • At that time I worked in a small hospital where I was treating shell-shocked soldiers.
  • Antihistamine is often used to treat hay fever and insect bites.

treat verb (PAY FOR)

B2 [ T ] to buy or pay for something for another person:

Put your money away - I'm going to treat you (to this).
I'm going to treat myself to (= buy for myself) a new pair of sandals.

treat verb (PUT ON)

[ T ] to put a special substance on material such as wood, cloth, metal, etc. or put it through a special process, in order to protect it from damage or decay:

The material has been treated with resin to make it waterproof.

treatnoun

uk /triːt/ us /triːt/

treat noun (SPECIAL EXPERIENCE)

C2 [ C ] a special and enjoyable occasion or experience:

We're going to Italy for the weekend - it's my birthday treat.
As a special treat, I'll take you to my favourite restaurant.

treat noun (PAY FOR)

my, your, etc. treat [ S ]

an occasion when I, you, etc. buy or pay for something for another person:

No, you paid for dinner last time - this is my treat.

Modismos

(Definición de treat del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

treat en inglés americano

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treatverb

us /trit/

treat verb (DEAL WITH)

[ T always + adv/prep ] to behave toward someone or deal with something in a particular way:

He treated his children badly.
She always tried to treat her students as/like adults.

treat verb (GIVE MEDICAL CARE)

[ T ] to do something to improve the condition of an ill or injured person, or to try to cure a disease:

The hospital treats hundreds of patients a day.
The new drug may allow us to treat diabetes more effectively.

treat verb (PUT IN NEW CONDITION)

[ T ] to change the condition of a substance by adding something to it or putting it through a special process:

The sewage is treated with chemicals before being dumped.

treat verb (PAY FOR)

[ I/T ] to buy or pay for something for someone:

[ T ] I’m going to treat myself to a new pair of sunglasses.

treatnoun

us /trit/

treat noun (SPECIAL EXPERIENCE)

[ C ] a special and enjoyable occasion or experience:

It was a real treat seeing my old friends last weekend.

treat noun (PAYMENT)

[ U ] an occasion on which you pay for someone's food or entertainment:

You paid for the taxi, so lunch is my treat (= I will pay).

(Definición de treat del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

treat en inglés de negocios

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treatverb [ T ]

uk /triːt/ us

to behave towards or think of someone or something in a particular way:

treat sb/sth as sth We must treat employees as allies in achieving change.
treat sb/sth equally/fairly/unfairly It very hard to prove that the company had been treated unfairly.
treat sb/sth like sth The company treated their initial public offering more like a marketing opportunity than a capital-raising exercise.

to deal with something in a particular way:

Each Fund is treated as a single tax entity.
The employment department said the unemployment figures should be treated with caution.

PRODUCTION to put a special substance on something or put it through a special process, in order to protect it, clean it, or make it safe:

treat sth with sth We treat the material with resin to make it waterproof.

(Definición de treat del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)