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medicine/ˈmɛdəsən/
British/ˈmɛdsən/noun
pluralmedicines
medicine
/ˈmɛdəsən/British/ˈmɛdsən/
noun
pluralmedicines
Learner's definition of MEDICINE  
: a substance that is used in treating disease or relieving pain and that is usually in the form of a pill or a liquid
[count]
[noncount]
[noncount]  : the science that deals with preventing, curing, and treating diseases

a taste/dose of your own medicine

informal
: harsh or unpleasant treatment that is like the treatment you have given other people

take your medicine

informal
: to accept something that is unpleasant because it is necessary and cannot be avoided
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