ointment Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ointmentnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɔɪnt.mənt/
a ​thicksubstance, usually ​containingmedicine, that is put on the ​skin where it is ​sore or where there is an ​injury, in ​order to ​cure it: eye ointment
(Definition of ointment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ointmentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɔɪnt·mənt/
a ​thick, ​oilysubstance, usually ​containingmedicine, that is put on ​skin where you ​feelsore or on an ​injury: [U] germicidal ointment
(Definition of ointment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ointment”
in Korean 연고…
in Arabic مَرْهَم…
in Malaysian salap…
in French onguent…
in Russian мазь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥膏,軟膏,油膏…
in Italian pomata, unguento…
in Turkish merhem, pomad…
in Polish maść…
in Spanish ungüento, pomada…
in Vietnamese thuốc mỡ…
in Portuguese pomada…
in Thai ยาหม่อง…
in German die Salbe…
in Catalan pomada…
in Japanese 軟こう…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药膏,软膏,油膏…
in Indonesian salep…
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