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pepnoun [U]

uk   /pep/  us   /pep/ informal

PEPnoun [U]

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abbreviation for post-exposure prophylaxis: ​treatment or ​actions taken to ​preventharmfuleffects of a ​disease after someone has been exposed to (= ​riskedinfection by) the ​disease: PEP will be ​offered for ​exposure to ​HIVvia a needlestick ​injury.
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(Definition of pep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pepnoun [U]

 us   /pep/ infml
energy or ​enthusiasm: That ​morning she ​feltfull of pep and ​decided to go for a ​longwalk.
(Definition of pep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pep”
in Spanish empuje, energía, vitalidad…
in Vietnamese sức sống…
in Malaysian tenaga…
in Thai พลังงาน…
in French entrain…
in German der Schwung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精力,活力, 热情…
in Indonesian tenaga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精力,活力, 熱情…
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“pep” in British English

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