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English definition of “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 produce Alternative and traditional therapies homeopathic (UK also homoeopathic)     /-əˈpæθ.ɪk/ US  /-oʊˈpæθ.ɪk/ adjective homeopathic medicine / remedies Alternative and traditional therapies
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