how to pronounce mistreat


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mistreat is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mistreat in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it doesn't mistreat its workers it …”

meanings of mistreat


  1. To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.

mistreat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mistreat occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mistreat can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mistreat can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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