Share this entry

American English: /ˈækjuˌpəŋ(k)(t)ʃər/
British English: /ˈakjʊˌpʌŋ(k)tʃə/

Translation of acupuncture in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Other useful complementary treatments include acupuncture, chiropractic, yoga and hypnosis.
    • He developed his own system of Energy Medicine which was initially based on Chinese acupuncture.
    • We can see how acupuncture, homoeopathy and herbalism might be tested.

Definition of acupuncture in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.