Definition of 'ill-treatment'
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He also rejected suggestions that the pair would suffer ill-treatment if called to give evidence in any retrial. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In some countries these deaths may be caused by ill-treatment of a prisoner by staff or by fellow prisoners. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)He had a history of violence and mental health problems and was convicted of neglect and ill-treatment after she suffered rib fractures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)TWO care home staff have been arrested on suspicion of ill-treatment and neglect. The Sun (2011)All deny 18 charges of ill-treatment and neglect. The Sun (2013)
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