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English definition of “medicine”


noun [C/U] (SUBSTANCE)   /ˈmed·ə·sɪn/
a substance taken into the body in treating an illness: [U] Take two spoonfuls of cough medicine. [C] This antibiotic should not be taken with other medicines. medicinal    /məˈdɪs·ə·nəl/ adjective The Indians used the plant as a medicinal substance.
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