maltrato
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maltrato(
mahl
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trah
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cruelty)
a. mistreatment
Las autoridades deben tomar medidas para evitar el maltrato infantil.The authorities must take measures to prevent the mistreatment of children.
b. ill-treatment
El hogar de ancianos enfrenta cargos de descuido y maltrato.The nursing home faces charges of neglect and ill-treatment.
c. abuse
Favor de llamar a la autoridades si sospecha que alguien es víctima del maltrato doméstico.Please call the authorities if you suspect that someone is the victim of domestic abuse.
2. (rough handling)
a. mistreatment
El embalaje deberá ser adecuado para soportar maltratos durante el transporte.The packaging must be good enough to withstand mistreatment during transit.
b. misuse
La garantía no cubre daños causados por maltrato del aparato.The warranty doesn't cover damage caused by misuse of the appliance.
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maltrato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ill-treatment
maltrato psicológicopsychological abuse
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maltrato
1 (conducta) (al tratar mal) mistreatment; ill-treatment; (al pegar) battering
maltrato conyugal wife-battering
maltrato infantil child abuse
maltrato psicológico psychological abuse
2 [de cosas] rough handling
3 (insultos) abuse; insults
plural
; (p)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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el maltrato animal
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maltrato animal
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