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British English: /ˈmɛds(ə)n/
, /ˈmɛdɪsɪn/
American English: /ˈmɛdəsən/

Translation of medicine in French:


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    (drug) médicament (m) (for pour)
    the best medicine [literal] [figurative]
    le meilleur remède


to give somebody a taste of their own medicine

rendre à quelqu'un la monnaie de sa pièce

to take one's medicine like a man

avaler la pilule [informal]

that's pretty strong medicine!

tu n'y vas pas avec le dos de la cuillère! [informal]
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