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dosenoun [C]

uk   /dəʊs/  us   /doʊs/
B2 a measured amount of something such as medicine: a high/low dose a dose of penicillin The label says to take one dose three times a day. 20 or 30 of these pills would be a lethal dose (= enough to kill you).B2 an amount or experience of something, often something bad or unpleasant: The government received a hefty dose of bad news this week.UK She's got a nasty dose of flu. UK slang a case of gonorrhoea (= a disease of the sexual organs)
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doseverb [T]

uk   /dəʊs/  us   /doʊs/ UK
to give someone a measured amount of medicine: informal He dosed himself (up) with valium to calm his nerves.
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