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medicinaladjective

uk   us   /məˈdɪs.ɪ.nəl/
Medicinal substances are used to cure illnesses: I keep a bottle of brandy purely for medicinal purposes. It is said that the spring water has medicinal properties.
medicinally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Translations of “medicinal”
in Korean 약효가 있는…
in Arabic طِبّي…
in Portuguese medicinal…
in Catalan medicinal…
in Japanese 薬効のある, 薬の…
in Italian medicinale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥用的,用於治療的…
in Russian целебный, лекарственный…
in Turkish tedavi edici, iyileştirici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药用的,用于治疗的…
in Polish leczniczy…
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