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remedy

Pronunciation: /ˈremədi/

Translation of remedy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dies)

  • 1.1 (medicament, treatment) remedio (masculine) remedy for sth remedio para algo
    Example sentences
    • Folk remedies and herbal treatments also are common.
    • Once estrogen replacement is prescribed, a medical practitioner calibrates the remedy.
    • In addition, the family employed traditional remedies and treatment strategies of which the physicians were unaware.
    1.2 (solution, cure) remedio (masculine) to be beyond o past remedy uncountable/no numerable no tener* (ya) remedio
    Example sentences
    • As a remedy for the undesirable effects of interventionism they ask for still more interventionism.
    • I think that's a bad remedy for a very, very severe problem.
    • The remedy for the problem was a sound system that involves Holly's teacher wearing a headset with a microphone so her words are amplified through a large speaker.
    1.3 [Law/Derecho] (method) recurso (masculine), remedio (masculine); (redress) reparación (feminine) to seek remedy uncountable/no numerable for sth exigir* reparación por algo
    Example sentences
    • Thus, the fact that the estate would have a remedy against a negligent solicitor does not necessarily preclude a claim by the disappointed beneficiary.
    • Criminal libel is the only remedy against this worthless organisation who simply seek publicity for themselves.
    • It is said that the claimants had viable alternative remedies by way of judicial review.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-dies, -dying, -died)

  • [mistake/problem/situation] remediar; [injustice/evil] reparar your troubles are easily remedied tus problemas tienen fácil remedio or solución

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