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"antiviral" in British English

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antiviraladjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪ.rəl/  us   /-t̬i-/
An antiviral ​drug or ​treatment is used to ​cure an ​infection or ​diseasecaused by a ​virus: an antiviral ​agent/​drug

antiviralnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪ.rəl/  us   /-t̬i-/
an antiviral ​drug
(Definition of antiviral from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"antiviral" in Business English

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antiviraladjective

uk   us   /ˌæntiˈvaɪrəl/
protecting against ​viruses that attack the body: Relenza is an antiviral ​drugproduced by GlaxoSmithKline.
(Definition of antiviral from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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