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Cruel or inhumane treatment.‘he died from medical neglect and ill treatment’
abuse, mistreatment, maltreatment, bad treatment, ill use, ill usage, misuse, victimizationView synonyms
- ‘These bodies should maintain and publish uniform and comprehensive statistics on complaints of torture and ill-treatment by law enforcement personnel.’
- ‘Although not all cases involve ill-treatment, research shows neglected children can be scarred emotionally and socially in the long-term.’
- ‘They have warned that failed asylum seekers are in danger of ill-treatment and abuse on their return - because they claimed asylum in Britain.’
- ‘In the past accusations were made by workers that management's neglect has led to the ill-treatment of animals and poor water facilities and accommodation for the animals.’
- ‘But it does not add up to deliberate ill-treatment or abuse such as would expose either of the children to a grave risk of physical or even psychological harm.’
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