- 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (substance) medicamento (m), medicina (f), remedio (m) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) to give sb a taste o dose of her/his own medicine pagarle* a algn con la misma moneda to take one's/the medicine he took his medicine like a man apechugó con las consecuencias sin chistar (before noun/delante del nombre) medicine bottle frasco (masculine) de medicina or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) de remedio medicine box o cabinet botiquín (masculine) (de medicinas) medicine chest botiquín (masculine) medicine dropper cuentagotas (masculine) or (Latin America/América Latina) gotero (masculine) medicinalMore example sentences
- Treatments include preventative medicines and those for use in acute attacks.
- If you remain well while on the medicines, the treatment should be continued.
- In less urgent cases, treatment by medicines and vitamins may be a better option.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (science) medicina (feminine) to practice medicine ejercer* la medicina to study medicine estudiar medicinaMore example sentences
- He said they planned to take on extra clinicians in respiratory medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology.
- The practice of medicine must comply with modern ethical standards.
- A few of them were practitioners of herbal medicine but most were ordinary, conventional citizens.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.