Meaning of TREATMENT in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ tri:tmənt ]

( treatments)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Treatment is medical attention given to a sick or injured person or animal.

Many patients are not getting the medical treatment they need. effective treatment for eczema.

N-VAR : oft supp N , N of/for n


Your treatment of someone is the way you behave towards them or deal with them.

We don’t want any special treatment...

N-UNCOUNT : usu supp N , N of n


Treatment of something involves putting a particular substance onto or into it, in order to clean it, to protect it, or to give it special properties.

There should be greater treatment of sewage before it is discharged...

As with all oily hair treatments, shampoo needs to be applied first.

N-VAR : usu N of n , supp N


If you say that someone is given the full treatment , you mean either that they are treated extremely well or that they are treated extremely severely. ( INFORMAL )

If you’ve got friends or family coming to stay, make it really special by giving them the full treatment...

PHRASE : PHR after v

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