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antidotenoun [C]

 us   /ˈænt·ɪˌdoʊt/
a chemical, esp. a drug, that acts against the bad effects of a poison to limit the harm it can do: an antidote for snake venom
fig. An antidote is also a way of preventing or acting against something bad: Exercise can be an antidote to depression.
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