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dose

noun [C]  /doʊs/ us  
a measured amount of a drug: She was given large doses of a powerful antibiotic. A dose is also an amount of something: Stories of dramatic cancer cures should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Translations of “dose”
in Korean 복욕량…
in Arabic جَرْعة…
in French dose, attaque…
in Turkish doz, miktar…
in Italian dose…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一劑, 一些(糟糕或不愉快的事), 性器官感染淋病的個案…
in Russian доза…
in Polish dawka…
in Spanish dosis, ataque…
in Portuguese dose…
in German die Dosis, die Portion…
in Catalan dosi…
in Japanese 薬(の一回分)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一剂, 一些(糟糕或不愉快的事), 性器官患的淋病…
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