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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French traicter, from Old French tretier, traitier, traiter, from Latin tractō, tractāre (to pull, manage), from the past participle stem of trahō (to draw, pull) (cf. tractus, whence French trait).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʁɛ.te/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trai‧ter

VerbEdit

traiter

  1. to treat
    bien traiter quelqu'unto treat someone well
  2. to take care (of)
    se faire traiter pourto undergo treatment for (a condition)
  3. to process, spray, coat
    Les champs de blé étaient traités avec des pesticides par avion.
    The wheat fields were aerially sprayed with pesticide.
  4. (data processing) to process
    Les opérateurs de l'équipe de nuit traitent les tâches par lots.
    The night shift operators process batch jobs.

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