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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
Translations of “medicine”
in Korean 약…
in Arabic دَواء, طِبّ…
in French médicament, médecine…
in Turkish ilaç, deva, tıp…
in Italian medicinale, medicina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 治療, 醫術, 醫學…
in Russian лекарство, медицина…
in Polish lekarstwo, lek, medycyna…
in Spanish medicina…
in Portuguese remédio, medicina…
in German die Medizin…
in Catalan medicament, medicina…
in Japanese 薬, 医学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 治疗, 医术, 医学…
(Definition of medicine from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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