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antidote

American English: /ˈæn(t)ɪˌdoʊt/
British English: /ˈantɪdəʊt/

noun

  • antidote (to or for something)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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