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dose
British English: /dəʊs/
American English: /doʊs/

Translation of dose in Italian:

noun

(Medicine)
  • dose (feminine) (of di) [figurative]
    a dose of originality, optimism
    una dose di originalità, di ottimismo
    to have a dose of shingles, measles
    avere il fuoco di sant'Antonio, avere il morbillo
    a dose of flu to catch a dose [informal] (of VD)
    prendere la gonorrea

transitive verb

  • to dose somebody with medicine
    somministrare una medicina a qualcuno

reflexive verb

  • to dose oneself up
    imbottirsi di medicine

Idioms

like a dose of salts

he's all right in small doses

è sopportabile a piccole dosi

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