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2 definitions found
 for ill-treat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Illtreat \Ill`treat"\, v. t.
     To treat cruelly or improperly; to ill use; to maltreat.
  
     Syn: mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ill-treat
      v 1: treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always
           stepping on others to get ahead" [syn: mistreat,
           maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat]

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