Translation of "medicine" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈmed.ɪ.sən/ /ˈmed.sən/ us /ˈmed.ɪ.sən/

medicine noun (TREATMENT)

B1 [ U ] treatment for illness or injury, or the study of this

paediatric/preventative medicine 儿科/预防医学
orthodox/Western medicine 正统/西方医学
a career in medicine 从医生涯
She is a doctor, but is unable to practise medicine (= work as a doctor) in her own country. 她是位医生,却不能在她自己的国家行医。

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medicine noun (SUBSTANCE)

A2 [ C or U ] a substance, especially in the form of a liquid or a pill, that is a treatment for illness or injury

cough medicine 止咳药
Take two spoonfuls of medicine at mealtimes. 进餐时服两勺药。
She knows a lot about herbal medicines. 她懂得许多关于草药的知识。

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(Translation of “medicine” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)