Definition of 'mistreatment'
Example sentences containing 'mistreatment'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Those who managed to survive times of war were subjected to cruel mistreatment in mines. Christianity Today (2000)Yesterday he declined to talk further about his alleged mistreatment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)British forces are not accused of direct involvement in the alleged mistreatment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the terms of those visas which made them particularly vulnerable to the mistreatment which they suffered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he said he would not examine the alleged mistreatment of other female recruits within the chain of command. The Sun (2016)You don't get involved in the mistreatment of detainees as an individual. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are a further 36 cases of alleged abuse and mistreatment. The Sun (2016)The government and defence lawyers have refused to discuss the terms of the settlement, while denying any culpability in alleged mistreatment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'mistreatment'
Used Occasionally. mistreatment is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of mistreatment from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.