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English definition of “anaesthetic”


noun [C, U] UK (US anesthetic)     /ˌænəsˈθetɪk/
a drug that makes you unable to feel pain during an operation : The operation is done under anaesthetic (= using anaesthetic). → See also general anaesthetic, local anaestheticSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of anaesthetic noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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