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remedynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrem.ə.di/
B2 a successful way of curing an illness or dealing with a problem or difficulty: an effective herbal remedy for headaches The best remedy for grief is hard work.legal remedy specialized a way of solving a problem or ordering someone to make a payment for harm or damage they have caused, using a decision made in a law court: We have exhausted all possible legal remedies for this injustice.
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remedyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈrem.ə.di/ formal
to do something to correct or improve something that is wrong: This mistake must be remedied immediately.
(Definition of remedy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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