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Definition of contraindicate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

contraindicate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌkɑntrəˈɪndəˌkeɪt//
 
contraindicate something (medical)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they contraindicate
 
he / she / it contraindicates
 
past simple contraindicated
 
-ing form contraindicating
 
 
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if a drug or treatment is contraindicated, there is a medical reason why it should not be used in a particular situation This drug is contraindicated in patients with asthma.
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