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American English: /ˈtritmənt/
British English: /ˈtriːtm(ə)nt/

Translation of treatment in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (handling) 1.1 (of person, animal, object) the treatment they received at the hands of the guards
    el trato que recibieron de parte de los guardias
    what have I done to deserve such treatment?
    ¿qué he hecho yo para merecer este trato or para que me traten de esta manera?
    her treatment of her children
    la manera como trata a sus hijos
    el trato que les da a sus hijos
    he is given preferential treatment
    se le da un trato preferente or preferencial
    the furniture has had some rough treatment
    se les ha dado un muy mal trato a los muebles
    Example sentences
    • This made it difficult if not impossible to move in any other direction than towards ever more draconian treatment of prisoners.
    • For me the ban, when implemented, will represent a step towards a more humane treatment of wild animals.
    • The latter doesn't imply justice at all: It does not advocate the equal treatment of people.
    1.2 (of subject, idea) I resented her treatment of the issue
    no me gustó el tratamiento que le dio al asunto
    his treatment of the human form
    la manera como trata la figura humana
    this question deserves fuller treatment
    este asunto merece ser tratado con mayor profundidad
    Example sentences
    • The volume is a thorough but ultimately formulaic treatment of a subject handled in several previous books.
    • In this area he led the symbolic treatment of the subject.
    • There is of course no treatment, discussion or consideration in the guides themselves of overlap.
  • 2 (of metal, fabric, waste) to get/give somebody the (full) treatmentI got the full treatment from him
    se desvivió por atenderme
    she got the full treatment from the boss for her mistake
    el jefe le dijo de todo por haberse equivocado [colloquial]
    those thugs certainly gave him the treatment
    esos matones le dieron una buena paliza
    we were given the full treatment: luxury accommodation, champagne …
    nos trataron a cuerpo de rey: alojamiento de lujo, champán …
    Example sentences
    • The treatment process physically and chemically binds the CCA to the inside of the wood fibers.
    • The provision of clean water and proper sewage treatment systems depends on the electrical system.
    • Six years ago his company had been sending waste laboratory chemicals for treatment at Waste Control.
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