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tratar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (hablar de un tema)be about, deal with vi + prep
 El libro trata sobre la guerra civil.
 The book is about (or: deals with) the civil war.
tratar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dirigirse a alguien)have dealings with [sb], have contact with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  address vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Desde que su hermano nos presentó, trato mucho con él.
 I've had a lot of dealings with him ever since his brother introduced him to me.
tratar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (comportarse)treat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El jefe trata a los empleados de forma despectiva.
 The boss treats his workers with contempt.
tratar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (someter a tratamiento)treat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los científicos han inventado un nuevo fármaco para tratar el cáncer.
tratar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (considerar)deal with vtr +prep
  address vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (agreement)negotiate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es un tema que tenemos que tratar en la próxima reunión.
 We have to deal with the subject in the next meeting.
tratar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). informática (procesar) (computer)touch up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  process vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Han tratado tanto la cara de la actriz que ha quedado irreconocible.
 The face of the actress has been touched up so much that she is unrecognizable.
tratarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (tener por tema)be about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El jefe necesita hablar contigo hoy mismo. –¿Sabes de qué se trata?
 "The boss really needs to speak to you today". "Do you know what it's about?"
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms:
asunto a tratar agenda item, business at hand, issue to address nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
punto a tratar grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (tema a debatir)point to deal with nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
temas a tratar topics to consider, topics to cover nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
tratar a treat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  address vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
tratar a alguien de tú address [sb] as «tu» v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar a alguien de usted address [sb] as «usted» v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar amablemente treat in a friendly manner v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  treat nicely, treat kindly vtr + adv
tratar bien treat well vtr + adv
tratar como a un perro treat like a dog v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar como a una reina loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (atenciones, cuidados)treat like a queen v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Mi madre siempre trata a mi hermana como a una reina cuando viene de visita.
 My mother always treats my sister like a queen when she comes to visit.
tratar con  (attitude)treat with vtr + prep
  (communicate)deal with vtr + prep
tratar con desdén loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (despreciar)treat with disdain, treat with scorn, treat with contempt, treat dismissively v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar con gente deal with people, work with the public v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  work with people, work with the public v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar con pinzas handle with kid gloves v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de try to vtr + prep
tratar de colocarle algo a alguien try to place [sth] on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de dar con try to get to, try to meet with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de gordo a alguien call [sb] fat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de llegar a precio loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (intentar acordar precio)try to agree on a price v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de ponerse en el lugar de otro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (entender sus razones)try to put yourself in his place v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)walk a mile in his shoes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar de salir adelante loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (luchar por superar la situación)try to get ahead v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar sobre deal with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar un asunto deal with an issue v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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