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pillnoun [C]

us   /pɪl/
a small, solid substance that a person swallows whole, esp. as medicine: a sleeping pill
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pillnoun [C]

uk   /pɪl/ us   /pɪl/
  • pill noun [C] (MEDICINE)

B1 a small solid piece of medicine that a person swallows without chewing (= crushing with the teeth): a sleeping pill a vitamin pill My mother takes three or four pills a day. Jamie's always had trouble swallowing pills.
the pill
a type of pill for women that is taken every day in order to prevent them from becoming pregnant: Are you on the pill?

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pillverb [I]

uk   /pɪl/ us   /pɪl/ US UK bobble
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Translations of “pill”
in Korean 알약…
in Arabic حَبّة دَواء…
in Malaysian pil…
in French pilule…
in Russian таблетка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥, 藥丸, 藥片…
in Italian pillola…
in Turkish hap, ilaç, tablet…
in Polish tabletka, pigułka…
in Spanish píldora, pastilla…
in Vietnamese viên thuốc…
in Portuguese pílula, comprimido…
in Thai ยาเม็ด…
in German die Pille…
in Catalan píndola…
in Japanese 錠剤, 丸薬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药, 药丸, 药片…
in Indonesian pil…
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