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noun [countable] cure pronunciation in American English /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.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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