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healverb [I or T]

uk   us   /hiːl/
B2 to make or become well again, especially after a cut or other injury: The wounds were gradually healing (up). The plaster cast helps to heal the broken bone.
If a bad situation or painful emotion heals, it ends or improves, and if something heals it, it makes it end or improve: Peace talks were held to try to heal the growing rift between the two sides. A broken heart takes a long time to heal.

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healing
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈhiː.lɪŋ/
This herb has been used in healing for centuries.
(Definition of heal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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healverb [I/T]

 us   /hil/
to make or become healthy or whole again: [I] As people age, they tend to heal more slowly. [T] Steroids are produced by the body to help heal damaged tissue.
(Definition of heal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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