- an act or manner of treating.
- action or behavior toward a person, animal, etc.
- management in the application of medicines, surgery, etc.
- literary or artistic handling, especially with reference to style.
- subjection to some agent or action.
- Movies, Television. a preliminary outline of a film or teleplay laying out the key scenes, characters, and locales.
Origin of treatment
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- the application of medicines, surgery, psychotherapy, etc, to a patient or to a disease or symptom
- the manner of handling or dealing with a person or thing, as in a literary or artistic work
- the act, practice, or manner of treating
- films an expansion of a script into sequence form, indicating camera angles, dialogue, etc
- the treatment slang the usual manner of dealing with a particular type of person (esp in the phrase give someone the (full) treatment)
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Word Origin and History for post-treatment
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- Administration or application of remedies to a patient or for a disease or an injury; medicinal or surgical management; therapy.
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Idioms and Phrases with post-treatment
see red carpet (treatment).
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