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noun [C or U] uk   /ˌænˈtæs.ɪd/ us  
a substance used to reduce or prevent acid collecting in the body, especially in the stomach
Translations of “antacid”
in Spanish Antiacido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解酸藥,解酸劑, 抗酸劑, 防酸劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解酸药,解酸剂, 抗酸剂, 防酸剂…
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