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English definition of “cure”

cure

noun [C] (MAKING WELL)   /kjʊər/
the process of making a person healthy again, esp. by giving treatment, or a treatment that causes a disease to go away: the effort to find a cure for cancer
(Definition of cure noun (MAKING WELL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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