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English definition of “medicine”

medicine

noun     /ˈmedɪsən/
SUBSTANCE [C, U] A2 a substance used to cure an illness or injury: cough medicine Have you taken your medicine today? The government appealed for food and medicines after the earthquake.Describing medical treatment generallyMedicine in different forms
SCIENCE [U] B1 the science of curing and preventing illness and injury: to study medicine western/Chinese medicineDescribing medical treatment generally
(Definition of medicine noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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