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American English: /kjʊr/
British English: /kjʊə/
, /kjɔː/

Translation of cure in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (Medicine) to cure somebody of something
    (of illness/shyness/anxiety)
    curar a alguien de algo
    (of habit/idea)
    quitarle algo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Many go to visit it and there are stories of people being cured of serious ailments because they had the faith to do their religious practice in this place.
    • Most English historians were cured of such flatulent emotion by the carnage of the first world war, the desolation of the great slump and the perilously tight margin of victory in the second world war.
    • David found himself the subject of a phenomenon as he was unexplainably cured of the Crohn's disease with which he suffered for 14 years while on a trip to Medjugorje.
    Example sentences
    • If the cancer has spread to other parts of your body, treatment will not cure the cancer.
    • When you're first diagnosed, it's likely you'll be interested in treatments that cure cancer.
    • There is no available medical treatment that immediately cures bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
    1.2 (remedy)
    poner remedio a
    Example sentences
    • Not only do they fail to cure the problems they are hired to solve; they make the problems worse.
    • In most of the cases we're not actually curing the problems, we're finding ways around them.
    • In the past, victims of severe blushing were prescribed beta-blockers or anti - depressants, or offered counselling, none of which cured the problem.
  • 2 2.1 (preserve)
    Example sentences
    • We took a spin on the classic, restaurant-style wrapped filet by crusting a roast with two cured meats - bacon and prosciutto.
    • Their flesh was cured and preserved into amulets.
    • They didn't go empty handed, they brought tea, sugar, home-made bread, eggs, home cured bacon and twist tobacco.
    Example sentences
    • In addition to the lengthy hand lay-up of the materials, there is the use of an autoclave to cure the epoxy resin.
    • Goodyear noticed a tiny line of perfectly cured rubber on the edge of the piece.
    • Early in 1942 cured natural rubber from the plantation was loaded on to planes.

intransitive verb

  • 2


  • 1 (remedy)
    (for disease) cura (feminine)
    (for problem) remedio (masculine)
    there's no cure for this condition
    esta enfermedad no tiene cura
    to be beyond or past cure
    no tener curación/remedio
    Example sentences
    • Pharmaceutical companies often fund research that leads to cures and treatments for diseases.
    • Money that could be directed at researching cures and treatments for disease is being re-directed to provide extra security for existing research.
    • It is our goal to find treatments and possibly a cure for this rare, life-threatening disease that robs children of their adulthood.
    Example sentences
    • In all the research and all the websites in the world, I cannot find any offers of a cure or solution.
    • None of these thoughts are total cures or solutions, but I hope there is some value in them.
    • I particularly liked his cure for sea-sickness: sit under a tree.
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