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ill-treat

[il-treet] /ˈɪlˈtrit/
verb (used with object)
1.
to treat badly; maltreat; abuse.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
Related forms
ill-treatment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ill treat

ill-treat

verb
1.
(transitive) to behave cruelly or harshly towards; misuse; maltreat
Derived Forms
ill-treatment, noun
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