Meaning of “contraindication” in the English Dictionary

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"contraindication" in British English

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contraindicationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.trəˌɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.trəˌɪn.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ specialized

a sign that someone should not continue with a particular medicine or treatment because it is or might be harmful

(Definition of “contraindication” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)