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analgesicnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌæn.əlˈdʒiː.zɪk/
a ​type of ​drug that ​stops you from ​feelingpain: This ​creamcontains a ​mild analgesic to ​soothestings and ​bites.
analgesic
adjective uk   us  
analgesic ​properties
(Definition of analgesic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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analgesicadjective

 us   /ˌæn·əlˈdʒi·zɪk, -sɪk/
tending to ​reduce or ​preventpain: Did you ​know that the ​caffeine in ​coffee has analgesic ​qualities?
(Definition of analgesic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “analgesic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 止痛剂,镇痛药…
in Chinese (Traditional) 止痛藥,鎮痛劑…
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