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homeopathy

noun [U] (UK also homoeopathy)     /ˌhəʊ.miˈɒp.ə.θi/ US  /ˌhoʊ.miˈɑː.pə-/
a system of treating diseases in which sick people are given very small amounts of natural substances that, in healthy people, would produce the same effects as the diseases produceAlternative and traditional therapies homeopathic (UK also homoeopathic)     /-əˈpæθ.ɪk/ US  /-oʊˈpæθ.ɪk/ adjective homeopathic medicine/remediesAlternative and traditional therapies
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