Treatment definition

trētmənt
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Act, manner, method, etc. of treating, or dealing with, a person, thing, subject in art or literature, etc.
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(film, tv) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated.
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The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
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Medical, surgical, or cosmetic care, esp. a systematic course of this.
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(informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation.

Gave the opposing team the treatment.

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The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
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Treatment is the manner in which something or a disease is cared for or dealt with.

An example of treatment is when someone is cared for very well.

An example of treatment is when you are given antibiotics for your illness.

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The agent, procedure, or regimen so used.
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A written sketch outlining the plot, characters, and action for a screenplay but not including certain elements of a finished screenplay, such as camera directions and dialogue.
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The agent, procedure, or regimen so used.
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The act, manner, or method of handling or dealing with someone or something.
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An adaptation of a novel or other literary work that serves as the basis for a screenplay.
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The process or manner of treating someone or something.

He still has nightmares resulting from the treatment he received from his captors.

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Medical care for an illness or injury.

A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started.

Cancer survivors who got radiation treatments as children have nearly twice the risk of developing diabetes as adults.

The change is due largely to the increased availability of antiretroviral treatment.

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The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.
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(countable) A treatise; a formal written description or characterization of a subject.
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(countable, film) A brief, third-person, present-tense summary of a proposed film.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
treatment
Plural:
treatments

Origin of treatment

  • treat +"Ž -ment. Compare French traitement.

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