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noun [C or U] (SUBSTANCE)
a substance, especially in the form of a liquid or a pill, which is a treatment for illness or injury
cough medicine
Take two spoonfuls of medicine at mealtimes.
She knows quite a lot about herbal medicines.
Medicine in different forms
Translations of “medicine”
in Spanish medicina…
in Arabic دَواء, طِبّ…
in Korean 약…
in Portuguese remédio, medicina…
in French médicament, médecine…
in German die Medizin…
in Catalan medicament, medicina…
in Japanese 薬, 医学…
in Russian лекарство, медицина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質, 藥,藥物,藥劑…
in Italian medicinale, medicina…
in Turkish ilaç, deva, tıp…
in Polish lekarstwo, lek, medycyna…
(Definition of medicine noun (SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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