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1    the application of medicines, surgery, psychotherapy, etc., to a patient or to a disease or symptom  
2    the manner of handling or dealing with a person or thing, as in a literary or artistic work  
3    the act, practice, or manner of treating  
4      (Films)   an expansion of a script into sequence form, indicating camera angles, dialogue, etc.  
5    the treatment  
Slang   the usual manner of dealing with a particular type of person (esp. in the phrase give someone the (full) treatment)  

intermediate treatment  
      n     (Social welfare)   a form of child care for young people in trouble that involves neither custody nor punishment and provides opportunities to learn constructive patterns of behaviour to replace potentially criminal ones  
laser treatment  
      n   any of various medical and surgical techniques using lasers, such as the removal of small growths  
root treatment  
      n     (Dentistry)   a procedure, used for treating an abscess at the tip of the root of a tooth, in which the pulp is removed and a filling (root filling) inserted in the root canal,   (Also called)    root-canal therapy  
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