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Definition of "maltreatment" []

  • Cruel or harmful treatment or abuse; mistreatment. (noun)

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Use "maltreatment" in a sentence
  • "But Carty, who has long been outspoken about what he describes as maltreatment within the country's immigration detention system, had been planning to meet for a second time with representatives from Amnesty International."
  • "A three-year fellowship in child maltreatment is included among Safe Place's many endeavors."
  • ""Going Rogue" opens with an inspiring, up-from-the-bootstraps personal tale, but she spends much of the book complaining about maltreatment from a few McCain campaign staffers."