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injection

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪnˈdʒek.ʃən/

injection noun [C or U] (DRUG)

C2 the act of putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle and a syringe (= small tube): Daily insulin injections are necessary for some diabetics. This steroid is sometimes given by injection.
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injection noun [C or U] (SOMETHING NEW)

C2 the introduction of something new that is necessary or helpful to a situation or process: A cash injection of £20 million will be used to improve the health service. an injection of humour/excitement
Translations of “injection”
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥物, 注射…
in Russian инъекция, укол, вложение (средств)…
in Turkish iğne, enjeksiyon, (para) sağlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药品, 注射…
in Polish zastrzyk, zastrzyk (finansowy)…
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