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purgative

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɜː.ɡə.tɪv/  us   /ˈpɝː.ɡə.t̬ɪv/
a substance that makes you empty your bowels
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purgative
adjective uk   us  
Prunes can have a purgative effect.
Translations of “purgative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 瀉藥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泻药…
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