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  • 1cruel treatment — index severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2cruel treatment — See cruel and inhuman treatment; cruel and unusual punishment; cruelty; cruelty to animals …

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  • 3Cruel Treatment of Cattle Act 1822 — The Cruel Treatment of Cattle Act 1822 (3 Geo. IV c. 71) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom with the long title An Act to prevent the cruel and improper Treatment of Cattle ; it is sometimes known as Martin s Act, after the MP and …

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  • 4cruel — I adjective acrimonious, agonizing, atrocious, barbarous, blood thirsty, brutal, cold, cold blooded, cold hearted, crudelis, demoniacal, devilish, diabolical, distressing, evil minded, ferocious, fiendish, fierce, hard, hardhearted, harsh,… …

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  • 5treatment — noun 1 way you treat sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ favourable/favorable, preferential, special, VIP ▪ She was given the VIP treatment after winning a gold medal. ▪ generous, lenient …

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  • 6treatment — noun 1 MEDICAL (C, U) a method that is intended to cure an injury or illness (+ for): The best treatment for a cold is to rest and drink lots of fluids. | give sb treatment: She was given emergency treatment by paramedics. | receive treatment:… …

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  • 7cruel and inhuman treatment — cru·el and in·hu·man treatment n: cruelty (2) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cruel and inhuman treatment …

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  • 8cruel and unusual punishment — cru·el and un·usu·al punishment n: punishment that is offensive to the contemporary morality or jurisprudence (as by being degrading, inflicting unnecessary and intentional pain, or being disproportionate to the offense) nor cruel and unusual… …

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  • 9Cruel and unusual punishment — Criminal procedure Criminal trials and convictions …

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  • 10treatment — n. care cure 1) to administer, give, provide treatment 2) to get, receive, undergo treatment 3) to respond to treatment 4) inpatient; medical; outpatient; radiation; shock treatment 5) treatment for (to undergo treatment for alcoholism) 6) under… …

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  • 11Treatment Advocacy Center — The Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC) is a United States nonprofit organization founded in 1998 by schizophrenia researcher E. Fuller Torrey and was originally part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). TAC s focus is on promoting laws …

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  • 12cruel — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 13cruel and inhuman treatment — A ground for divorce. See cruelty; inhuman treatment …

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  • 14treatment — The manner in which a person or a thing is treated. The behaviour of one spouse toward the other spouse. Robinson v Robinson, 66 NH 600, 23 A 362. See cruel and inhuman treatment …

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  • 15cruel and inhuman treatment — As ground for divorce, consists of unwarranted and unjustifiable conduct on part of defendant causing other spouse to endure suffering and distress, thereby destroying peace of mind and making living with such spouse unbearable, completely… …

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  • 16cruel and inhuman treatment — As ground for divorce, consists of unwarranted and unjustifiable conduct on part of defendant causing other spouse to endure suffering and distress, thereby destroying peace of mind and making living with such spouse unbearable, completely… …

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  • 17ill-treatment — N UNCOUNT Ill treatment is harsh or cruel treatment. In spite of our worldwide campaign, ill treatment of animals remains commonplace... The victims had either died as a result of their ill treatment or had been left crippled. Syn: abuse …

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  • 18ill treatment — ill treatment, or ill treat|ment «IHL TREET muhnt», noun. bad or cruel treatment; harm; abuse: »... an assurance by Mr. Sandys that he could find nothing to support allegations of torture or any sort of ill treatment (Norman Shrapnel). SYNONYM(S) …

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  • 19Detainee Treatment Act — The Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 (DTA) is an Act of the United States Congress that prohibits inhumane treatment of prisoners, including prisoners at Guantanamo Bay; requires military interrogations to be performed according to the U.S. Army… …

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  • 20Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment — Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Type Human rights convention Drafted 18 December 2002[1] Signed 18 December 2002 …

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