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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcurecure1 /kjʊə $ kjʊr/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 MHa medicine or medical treatment that makes an illness go awaycure for There is still no cure for AIDS.2 SOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEMsomething that solves a problem, or improves a bad situationsolutioncure for There is no easy cure for loneliness.3 MHthe act of making someone well again after an illness The new treatment effected a miraculous cure.COLLOCATIONSverbsfind/discover a cureScientists are still hoping to find a cure for the common cold.develop a cureIt will be at least ten years before a cure is developed.seek/search for/look for a cure$3 billion a year is spent searching for a cure for cancer.ADJECTIVES/NOUN + cure an effective cureA few decades ago there was no effective cure for the disease.a miracle cure (=a very effective one that cures a serious disease)People always hope for a miracle cure.phrasesno known cureAt present is there is no known cure for this virus.the search for a cureBillions of pounds have been spent on the search for a cure.prevention is better than cure British English, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure American English (=used to say that it is better to prevent illness than to cure it) THESAURUScure a medicine or medical treatment that makes an illness go awayThe scientists are trying to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.remedy a way to treat a health problem, especially a small problem such as a cold, using plants or other natural methodsRinsing with salt water is a good home remedy for a sore throat.The store sells herbal remedies. antidote a medicine that will stop the effects of a poison or dangerous drugThere is no known antidote to a bite from this snake.
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cureThis is the perfect marriage: a disease and a cure, both geographically specific.The sooner they find a cure, the better.I can give you some tablets that will ease the symptoms, but they're not a cure.The experts believe they know the causes of the crime wave but they cannot agree on a cure.Hope that a cure will be found for the disease is what keeps his wife going, DelVecchio said.Prevention is far better than any cure.Adding a little oil into the mechanism is one of the best cures for a noisy engine.What's the best cure for a hangover?Some of his cures were certified by the newly formed Royal Society of Medicine.As yet there's no known cure for the disease.Athelstan studied the jars, dismissing them as nothing but mild cures for ague, aches and pains.It's not a miracle cure, but moisturiser can make your skin less dry.Miraculous cures have been reported in Lourdes.The simple cure is to fit a damper.Different management practices might be the cure for the company's problems.The cure for the shaking floor is to rebuild the floor, an intimidating task at best.cure forScientists still haven't found a cure for the common cold.