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  • Cruel 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 …   Wikipedia

  • cruel treatment — See cruel and inhuman treatment; cruel and unusual punishment; cruelty; cruelty to animals …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cruel — 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,… …   Law dictionary

  • treatment — 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 …   Collocations dictionary

  • treatment — 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:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cruel 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 …   Law dictionary

  • cruel 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… …   Law dictionary

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  • treatment — 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… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Treatment 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 …   Wikipedia

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