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noun [countable] tablet pronunciation in British English /ˈtæblət/ 
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singulartablet
pluraltablets
  1. 1
    a small hard round piece of medicine that you swallow

    indigestion/headache/antidepressant tablets

    take a tablet:

    Take two tablets a day, with food.

    in tablet form:

    The treatment is now available in tablet form.

    1. a.
      a small hard piece of a substance, especially one that dissolves in water

      water purification tablets

      Synonyms and related words for this sense of tablet
  2. 3
    old-fashioned a solid piece of soap
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of tablet

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