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treat

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1 a source of great satisfaction

  • spending a long weekend at a ski resort is a real treat
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2 something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury

  • for us sushi is a real treat since no restaurant around here makes it
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treat

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1 to behave toward in a stated way

  • she tries to treat all of her students fairly and equally, regardless of her personal feelings toward them
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do by

2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently

  • school officials treated the vandalism of the studentsʼ artwork as a very serious matter
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come to grips with, have a grip on

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3 to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem

  • I will treat with my lawyer and let you know what we decide
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4 to give medical treatment to

  • a nurse treating a patient
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