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remedynoun [C]

us   /ˈrem·ə·di/
a substance or method for curing an illness, or a way of dealing with a problem or difficulty: cold remedies
remedy
verb [T] us   /ˈrem·əd·i/
We’re working to remedy these shortcomings.
(Definition of remedy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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remedynoun [C]

uk   /ˈrem.ə.di/ us   /ˈrem.ə.di/
B2 a successful way of curing an illness or dealing with a problem or difficulty: an effective herbal remedy for headaches The best remedy for grief is hard work.
legal remedy specialized
a way of solving a problem or ordering someone to make a payment for harm or damage they have caused, using a decision made in a law court: We have exhausted all possible legal remedies for this injustice.

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remedyverb [T]

uk   /ˈrem.ə.di/ us   /ˈrem.ə.di/ formal
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remedynoun

uk   /ˈremədi/ us   plural remedies
[C or U] LAW a method of legally solving a problem or disagreement: The company is asking for the commission's remedies to be suspended while the appeal is underway.provide/seek/obtain (a) remedy The court has the power to provide a remedy by way of judicial review.
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[C] a way of dealing with a difficult situation or solving a problem: Fiscal, not monetary, policy should be the preferred remedy.remedy for sth Senators have proposed hugely different remedies for the growing healthcare crisis.
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