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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cruel or inhumane behavior toward others.

Usage examples (27)
  • A three-year fellowship in child maltreatment is included among Safe Place's many endeavors.
  • It makes cruelty, oppression or "maltreatment" of prisoners a crime.
  • Justice makes cruelty, oppression or "maltreatment" of prisoners by US forces a crime.
  • One soldier pleaded guilty last week to maltreatment of prisoners. for more
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