mistreatment

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mistreatment(
mihs
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trit
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el maltrato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Police have arrested a suspect for the mistreatment of two dogs.La policía ha detenido al presunto responsable del maltrato de dos perros.
b. los malos tratos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A citizen filed a complaint with the captain alleging mistreatment by one of the officers.Un ciudadano presentó una queja al capitán alegando malos tratos por parte de uno de los oficiales.
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mistreatment [mɪsˈtriːtmənt]
noun
maltrato (m); malos tratos (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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