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therapynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈθer.ə.pi/  us   /ˈθer.ə.pi/
B2 a ​treatment that ​helps someone ​feelbetter, ​growstronger, etc., ​especially after an ​illness: occupational therapy speech therapy group therapy Joining a ​club can be a therapy forloneliness.

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therapynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈθer·ə·pi/
treatment to ​help a ​person get ​better from the ​effects of a ​disease or ​injury: [U] With ​physical therapy, you should ​eventually be ​able to ​walk again.
therapist
noun [C]  us   /ˈθer·ə·pɪst/
a ​physical/​speech therapist
(Definition of therapy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “therapy”
in Korean 치료…
in Arabic عِلاج…
in Malaysian terapi…
in French traitement…
in Russian терапия, лечение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 治療, 療法…
in Italian terapia…
in Turkish tedavi, terapi…
in Polish terapia…
in Spanish terapia…
in Vietnamese phép chữa bệnh…
in Portuguese terapia…
in Thai การบำบัดโรค…
in German die Therapie…
in Catalan teràpia…
in Japanese 療法, セラピー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 治疗, 疗法…
in Indonesian terapi…
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