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aspirinnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈæs.pɪ.rɪn/ (plural aspirin or aspirins)
B1 a ​commondrug that ​reducespain, ​fever, and ​swelling: I always take a ​couple of aspirins when I ​feel a ​coldstarting. Aspirin should not be given to ​youngchildren.
(Definition of aspirin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aspirinnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈæs·prən, -pər·ən/ (plural aspirin or aspirins)
a ​drug taken to ​reducepain, ​fever, and ​swelling
(Definition of aspirin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aspirin”
in Korean 아스피린…
in Arabic أَسْبِرين…
in Malaysian aspirin…
in French (comprimé d’)aspirine…
in Russian аспирин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阿司匹靈(尤用於治療頭痛、發燒和腫脹)…
in Italian aspirina…
in Turkish aspirin…
in Polish aspiryna…
in Spanish aspirina…
in Vietnamese thuốc giảm đau…
in Portuguese aspirina…
in Thai แอสไพริน…
in German das Aspirin…
in Catalan aspirina…
in Japanese アスピリン(鎮痛剤・解熱剤の一種)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阿司匹林(尤用于治疗头疼、发烧和炎肿)…
in Indonesian aspirin…
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