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Definition of therapeutic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    therapeutic

     adjective
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    NAmE//ˌθɛrəˈpyut̮ɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually before noun] designed to help treat an illness the therapeutic properties of herbs
  2. 2helping you to relax Painting can be very therapeutic.
therapeutically
 
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NAmE//ˌθɛrəˈpyut̮ɪkli//
 
adverb Apparently, hypnosis was used therapeutically by the Romans.
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