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It's a real treat to see you again.
As a special treat, we were allowed to stay up until midnight.
I'd like this lunch to be my treat.
The public is in for a treat when this new show opens.
The room looks a treat now that it's been painted.
Our new system is working a treat.
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of treat from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.