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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: cure /kjʊr/ 
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  1. 1
    a medicine or treatment that makes a sick person healthy

    Doctors say there are several possible cures for the disease.

    cure for:

    There's no cure for diabetes but the symptoms can be managed.

  2. 2
    a solution to a problem
    cure for:

    It's the only possible cure for our chronic trade deficit.

    miracle cure (=an easy solution that works immediately):

    Tax cuts are not the miracle cure the Right seems to think.

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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