Meaning of TREATMENT in English

/ ˈtriːtmənt; NAmE / noun


[ U , C ] treatment (for sth) something that is done to cure an illness or injury, or to make sb look and feel good :

He is receiving treatment for shock.

She is responding well to treatment .

to require hospital / medical treatment

There are various treatments available for this condition.

Guests at the health spa receive a range of beauty treatments.


[ U ] a way of behaving towards or dealing with a person or thing :

the brutal treatment of political prisoners

Certain city areas have been singled out for special treatment.


[ U , C ] a way of dealing with or discussing a subject, work of art, etc. :

Shakespeare's treatment of madness in 'King Lear'


[ U , C ] treatment (for sth) a process by which sth is cleaned, or protected against sth :

a sewage treatment plant

an effective treatment for dry rot

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.