malos tratos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (general)
a. physical abuse
La víctima había denunciado a su esposo en repetidas ocasiones por malos tratos.The victim had repeatedly reported her husband for physical abuse.
b. ill-treatment
Los niños fueron sometidos a malos tratos durante años, hasta que uno de ellos logró escapar.The children were subjected to ill-treatment for years, until one of them managed to escape.
c. maltreatment
Cuando el perro llegó al refugio de animales, presentaba signos de haber recibido malos tratos.When the dog arrived at the animal shelter, it showed signs of maltreatment.
d. battery
El jurado declaró a la cuidadora del anciano culpable de malos tratos y amenazas.The jury found the old man's carer guilty of battery and threats.
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