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analgesicnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.əlˈdʒiː.zɪk/ us   /ˌæn.əlˈdʒiː.zɪk/
a type of drug that stops you from feeling pain: This cream contains a mild analgesic to soothe stings 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 prevent pain: 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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