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pill

Pronunciation: /pɪl/

Translation of pill in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (tablet) pastilla (feminine), píldora (feminine) a bitter pill to swallow un trago amargo to sugar o sweeten the pill dorar la píldora
    Example sentences
    • He was a very bright, socially sensitive, and insightful young man whose complaint was that he could not swallow pills or capsules.
    • Laxatives come as syrups, powders, and also as pills, which are swallowed or put inside the anus.
    • Your doctor may also ask you if you take any medicines such as birth control pills, laxatives or diet pills.
    1.2 (contraceptive) the Pill la píldora (anticonceptiva) to be/go on the Pill tomar/empezar* a tomar la píldora

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