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painkiller

noun [C] uk   /ˈpeɪnˌkɪl.ər/  us   //
medicine used to reduce or remove physical pain: The body produces chemicals which are natural painkillers.
painkilling
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
This tiny capsule contains effective painkilling ingredients.
Translations of “painkiller”
in Korean 진통제…
in Arabic مُسَكِّن…
in Portuguese analgésico…
in Catalan analgèsic, calmant…
in Japanese 鎮痛剤…
in Italian antidolorifico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 止痛藥…
in Russian болеутоляющее средство…
in Turkish ağrı kesici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 止痛药…
in Polish lek lub środek przeciwbólowy…
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