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- the torture and killing of your opponents... what Sonderbehandlung means, that though it says Special Treatment, it means pyramids of cyanosed corpses. (Keneally, 1982)A 1983 British Airways advertisement in Germany relied on a literal translation of 'You fly frequently. Don't you deserve a little special treatment?' Many travellers felt the use of Sonderbehandlung was a Freudian slip.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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treatment — treat‧ment [ˈtriːtmənt] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a particular way of dealing with someone or something: • The range of permissible accounting treatments is amazingly broad. • The investigation found that some contractors received… … Financial and business terms
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treatment — [[t]tri͟ːtmənt[/t]] ♦♦ treatments 1) N VAR: oft supp N, N of/for n Treatment is medical attention given to a sick or injured person or animal. Many patients are not getting the medical treatment they need. ...a veterinary surgeon who specialises… … English 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
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special — spe|cial1 W1S1 [ˈspeʃəl] adj [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: especial, from Latin specialis particular , from species; SPECIES] 1.) not ordinary or usual, but different in some way and often better or more important ▪ a special place in… … Dictionary of contemporary English
special — 1 / speSFl/ adjective 1 not ordinary or usual but different in some way and often better or more important: a special case, deserving special treatment | diabetics on a special diet | special occasion (=an important social event): I keep this… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
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