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  • n. Anything that treats.
  • n. A vessel used to treat oil-water emulsions by any of several mechanisms so that the oil can be accepted by the pipeline or transport.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who treats; one who handles, or discourses on, a subject; also, one who entertains.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who treats, in any sense of the word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)

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