US: /ˈtɹitmənt/
UK: /tɹˈiːtmənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

treatment /'tri:tmənt/
  • danh từ
    • sự đối xử, sự đối đãi, sự cư xử (với người nào)
    • (y học) sự điều trị; phép trị bệnh
      • to be under medical treatment: đang chữa bệnh, đang điều trị
    • (hoá học) sự xử lý
    • sự luận bàn, sự nghiên cứu; sự giải quyết (một vấn đề)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U, C] ~ (for sth) something that is done to cure an illness or injury, or to make sb look and feel good: He is receiving treatment for shock. + She is responding well to treatment. + to require hospital / medical treatment + There are various treatments available for this condition. + Guests at the health spa receive a range of beauty and fitness treatments.
2 [U] a way of behaving towards or dealing with a person or thing: the brutal treatment of political prisoners + Certain city areas have been singled out for special treatment.
3 [U, C] a way of dealing with or discussing a subject, work of art, etc: Shakespeare's treatment of madness in 'King Lear'
4 [U, C] ~ (for sth) a process by which sth is cleaned, or protected against sth: a sewage / water treatment plant + an effective treatment for dry rot

Thesaurus dictionary

1 Often, treatment of. behaviour (towards), conduct (towards), action (towards), handling (of), care (of), management (of), dealing(s) (with), manipulation (of), reception (of); usage (of):
I am not accustomed to such rude treatment. Your treatment of our customers must be more courteous, Miss Davidson.
2 therapy, care, curing, remedying, healing:
They received extensive medical treatment for the injuries they had sustained.

Collocation dictionary

1 way you behave towards sb/deal with sth


favourable, preferential, special, VIP
She was given the VIP treatment after winning gold for her country at the Sydney Olympics.
| generous, lenient | equal, fair | good, humane | sensitive, sympathetic | discriminatory, unequal, unfair, unjust, unkind | brutal, cruel, degrading, harsh, ill-, inhuman, inhumane, rough, violent
He claims he suffered ill-treatment at the hands of prison officers.
| shabby
You shouldn't put up with such shabby treatment.


get, have, receive, suffer | deserve
He had done nothing to deserve such cruel treatment.
| give sb, mete out (to sb)
The treatment meted out to captured soldiers was harsh.
| put up with

2 medical care


emergency, immediate, on-the-spot, prompt, urgent | follow-up, further | long-term | effective, successful | conventional, orthodox | alternative, holistic, homoeopathic | hospital | inpatient, outpatient | free, NHS | private | specialist | dental, medical, psychiatric, veterinary | drug, hormone | operative, surgical | non-operative, non-surgical | laser | dietary, nutritional | beauty, hair




get, have, receive, undergo
She is still undergoing medical treatment.
| administer, give sb, provide (sb with)
Paramedics are to have extra training in administering on-the-spot treatment.
| need, require | seek
When his depression worsened, he decided to seek treatment.
| advise, prescribe, recommend, suggest | refuse | benefit from, respond to
He responded well to treatment and is now walking again.


decision, option | centre, room | method, procedure, technique | course, plan, programme, regime, regimen, schedule


in ~
He's in treatment for cocaine addiction.
| ~ for
She is receiving treatment for a heart condition.

3 process for cleaning/protecting sth


sewage, surface, water
Galvanizing is a common surface treatment for steel.


facility, plant, works

4 discussion of a subject, work of art, etc.


definitive, exhaustive, systematic | lengthy | cursory, superficial | philosophical, theoretical

Concise English dictionary

+care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
+the management of someone or something
+a manner of dealing with something artistically
+an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic