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ill treatment
Pronunciation: / ˌɪl ˈtriːtmənt /

Translation of ill treatment in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • the article describes the ill treatment of refugees
    el artículo describe los malos tratos or el maltrato de que son víctimas los refugiados
    to suffer ill treatment
    ser víctima de or recibir malos tratos
    Example sentences
    • They have warned that failed asylum seekers are in danger of ill-treatment and abuse on their return - because they claimed asylum in Britain.
    • But it does not add up to deliberate ill-treatment or abuse such as would expose either of the children to a grave risk of physical or even psychological harm.
    • In the past accusations were made by workers that management's neglect has led to the ill-treatment of animals and poor water facilities and accommodation for the animals.

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