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"laxative" in British English

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laxativenoun [C]

uk   /ˈlæk.sə.tɪv/  us   /ˈlæk.sə.t̬ɪv/
a ​substance that makes it ​easier for the ​waste from someone's ​bowels to come out
(Definition of laxative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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laxativenoun [C]

 us   /ˈlæk·sə·t̬ɪv/
a ​substance that ​helps a ​personexcrete the ​contents of the ​bowels
(Definition of laxative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “laxative”
in Spanish laxante…
in Vietnamese thuốc nhuận tràng…
in Malaysian julap…
in Thai ยาระบาย…
in French laxatif…
in German das Abführmittel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泻药,通便剂…
in Indonesian obat pelancar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瀉藥,通便劑…
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