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- n. Improper treatment, abuse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Wrong treatment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wrong or unkind treatment; abuse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
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A very close relative of mine, a young lady, tired of what she called mistreatment by her husband, filed for divorce in a Tehran court recently and was granted, not only fully one-half of what the couple mutually owned, but also the formal custody of their two children.
The issue of human trafficking and migrant mistreatment is an issue which many Malaysians feel strongly about.
Every time you turn the other cheek to mistreatment from a man, you are enabling him to do it again to someone else.
TheAmerican Citizen Services Unit will visit American prisoners to asses reasonable treatment - within the norms of Mexican jails, and where mistreatment is believed to have occurred, file a Protest.
This amounts to long-term mistreatment for information age skills.
If, contrary to what he has been led to believe, this mistreatment is not forthcoming, he is apt to become psychologically softened for interrogation.
Access to counsel for the purpose of protecting the citizen from official mistakes and mistreatment is the hallmark of due process.
Cruz hopes it stops what she and others call the mistreatment of a new wave of Filipino teachers.
I’d much rather see the activists focus their efforts on the chicken factories where the mistreatment is on a much larger scale.
Though two of the guards who committed the abuse at the Iraqi prison were involved in a relationship at the time, Donnelly’s contention that their relationship was the root of the mistreatment is absolutely ridiculous.