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antidote

Saltos de línea: anti|dote
Pronunciación: /ˈantɪdəʊt
 
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Definición de antidote en inglés:

sustantivo

1A medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison: there is no known antidote to the poison of the pufferfish
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Don't use charcoal tablets that you can buy from pharmacies to treat poisoning yourself - these are for indigestion and flatulence only and the dose is too small to work as an antidote to poisoning.
  • We do not know of an antidote to counteract this side effect.
  • Furthermore, antidotes to poisons and intensive care may not be available.
Sinónimos
1.1Something that counteracts an unpleasant feeling or situation: laughter is a good antidote to stress
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As an antidote to this situation, I believe it is necessary to view the Zen world, its hierarchy, and authority figures through a theoretical framework separate from Zen.
  • The antidote to such a situation is to seek to discover what the total Scriptural teaching on any particular subject is, and also to view it in relation to the other doctrines of Scripture.
  • This introduces hope - the antidote to stress - into the situation.
Sinónimos

Origen

late Middle English: via Latin, from Greek antidoton, neuter of antidotos 'given against', from anti- 'against' + didonai 'give'.

More
  • An antidote is ‘something given against’ the effects of a poison; it has come via Latin from Greek antidoton ‘given against’.

Derivados

antidotal

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Duck's blood is a good antidotal food, with special effects in the treatment of diarrhoea and nausea.
  • On occasion, though, the films do rise above their antidotal mandate.
  • After all, there is only some antidotal evidence to show the connection between the measles and MS.

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