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dose

noun [C] uk   /dəʊs/ us    /doʊs/
B2 a measured amount of something such as medicine: a high/low dose a dose of penicillin The label says to take one dose three times a day. 20 or 30 of these pills would be a lethal dose (= enough to kill you).B2 an amount or experience of something, often something bad or unpleasant: The government received a hefty dose of bad news this week. UK She's got a nasty dose of flu. UK slang a case of gonorrhoea (= a disease of the sexual organs)
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verb [T] uk   /dəʊs/ us    /doʊs/ UK
to give someone a measured amount of medicine: informal He dosed himself (up) with valium to calm his nerves.
Translations of “dose”
in Korean 복욕량…
in Arabic جَرْعة…
in French dose, attaque…
in Turkish doz, miktar…
in Italian dose…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一劑, 一些(糟糕或不愉快的事), 性器官感染淋病的個案…
in Russian доза…
in Polish dawka…
in Spanish dosis, ataque…
in Portuguese dose…
in German die Dosis, die Portion…
in Catalan dosi…
in Japanese 薬(の一回分)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一剂, 一些(糟糕或不愉快的事), 性器官患的淋病…
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