Meaning of “homeopathy” in the English Dictionary

"homeopathy" in British English

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homeopathynoun [ U ]

UK also homoeopathy uk /ˌhəʊ.miˈɒp.ə.θi/ us /ˌhoʊ.miˈɑː.pə.θi/

a system of treating diseases in which sick people are given very small amounts of natural substances that, in healthy people, would produce the same effects as the diseases produce

homeopathic
adjective UK also homoeopathic uk /ˌhəʊ.mi.əˈpæθ.ɪk/ us /ˌhoʊ.mi.oʊˈpæθ.ɪk/

homeopathic medicine/remedies

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

"homeopathy" in American English

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homeopathynoun [ U ]

us /ˌhoʊ·miˈɑp·ə·θi/

a system of treating disease by giving extremely small amounts of natural substances that, if given in larger amounts to healthy people, would produce the same effects as the disease

homeopathic
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌhoʊ·mi·əˈpæθ·ɪk/

homeopathic medicine

(Definition of “homeopathy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)