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English definition of “antiviral”

antiviral

adjective uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪ.rəl/ us    /-t̬i-/
An antiviral drug or treatment is used to cure an infection or disease caused by a virus: an antiviral agent/drug

antiviral

noun [C] uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪ.rəl/ us    /-t̬i-/
an antiviral drug
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