• Definition for "maltreat"
    • to deal with in a rough or harsh…
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maltreat definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to deal with in a rough or harsh means; misuse. See Synonyms at abuse.
    • to take care of sick; to abuse; to treat roughly.
  • verb:
    • to take care of defectively.
    • treat terribly
  • others:
    • to take care of ill; abuse; treat around, rudely, or with unkindness.
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