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English definition of “antidote”

antidote

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈæntidəʊt/
antidote to sth an activity that stops something bad from harming you: Exercise is the best antidote to stress.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
a substance that stops another substance from damaging your body: a deadly poison with no antidoteSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of antidote from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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