Definition of 'remedy'
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It is understood that City are not actively searching for replacements in the transfer window to remedy their problems. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Here, I take a look at some natural remedies which will help you bounce back the day after. The Sun (2016)There are many different natural remedies to help overcome winter infections and ailments. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Her remedy for the ills afflicting weaker eurozone countries remains austerity and reform. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And she offers the standard explanation and remedy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What can be done to remedy the situation? Times, Sunday Times (2009)He claimed he merely supplied natural herbal remedies to athletes and other clients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mild weather in the autumn held back sales of cold and flu remedies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would be so easy to remedy these problems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are a number of homoeopathic remedies which may help. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)To remedy this situation it may be necessary for the government to introduce birth control programmes. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Can you suggest any alternative or natural remedies? The Sun (2012)Because the shelves are full of cold remedies. The Sun (2007)It is working with motorists and independent mapping companies to remedy the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Herbal remedies can help with wear and tear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It provides a remedy for wrongs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is not the first time that a car manufacturer has had to bring back large numbers of vehicles to remedy a fault. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Once identified, this fault was quickly remedied. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Until the diagnosis is clear, the wrong remedies may make matters worse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Defeat helps England see the bigger picture and with time to remedy their faults. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will take a lot of pain to remedy them, yet failure to act will prove still worse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THE juniper berries that give gin its unique flavour were originally a herbal remedy for diseases of the kidneys and liver. The Sun (2006)The defendant raised threshold defences contending no common law remedy or 1998 Act remedies were available. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In Poland drinking pickle juice is a common morning-after remedy. The Sun (2011)Most sufferers rely on painkillers and lifestyle changes to try to avoid the worst effects, but others have found that less standard remedies can help too. The Sun (2016)First, there are the common law remedies, which may be enforced by civil proceedings in a county court. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was regarded as crucial to the fabric of society, a reliable and wholesome remedy for social ills and the principal conduit for the redistribution of wealth. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
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British English: remedy /ˈrɛmɪdɪ/ NOUN
A remedy is a successful way of dealing with a problem.
The remedy lies in the hands of the government.
- American English: remedy
- Arabic: عَلاج
- Brazilian Portuguese: remédio
- Chinese: 治疗法
- Croatian: lijek
- Czech: náprava problému
- Danish: kur
- Dutch: remedie
- European Spanish: remedio
- Finnish: lääke parannuskeino
- French: remède
- German: Heilmittel
- Greek: γιατρειά
- Italian: rimedio
- Japanese: 治療
- Korean: 의약품
- Norwegian: motmiddel
- Polish: lekarstwo
- European Portuguese: remédio
- Romanian: remediu
- Russian: лекарство
- Spanish: remedio
- Swedish: botemedel
- Thai: ยาและการรักษา
- Turkish: çare
- Ukrainian: засіб
- Vietnamese: phương thuốc
British English: remedy VERB
If you remedy something that is wrong or harmful, you correct it or improve it.
A great deal has been done internally to remedy the situation.
Definition of remedy from the Collins English Dictionary
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