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pharmacy
American English: /ˈfɑrməsi/
British English: /ˈfɑːməsi/

Translation of pharmacy in Spanish:

noun plural -cies

  • 1.1 uncountable (discipline)
    química (feminine) farmacéutica
    Example sentences
    • As Langenheim demonstrates, the list of uses of resins in folk medicine and pharmacy alone is huge.
    • Ever mindful of his training in pharmacy he did not fail to criticise what he saw as defects in The London Pharmacopoeia.
    1.2 countable (dispensary)
    Example sentences
    • Individual tablets are being sold in pharmacies without appropriate diagnosis or supervision.
    • At the doses recommended on products available in pharmacies and health food shops, the ingredients appear to be safe.
    • They can be bought over-the-counter at pharmacies and health food shops.

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