/ 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