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English definition of “bromide”


noun [C or U] (DRUG)    /ˈbrəʊ.maɪd/ US  /ˈbroʊ-/ old-fashioned
a drug used to calm people who are very unhappy or worried : He took a/some bromide to calm his nerves .Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of bromide noun (DRUG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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