Definition of curative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    curative

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈkyʊrət̮ɪv//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1able to cure illness synonym healing
  2. 2 the curative properties of herbs compare preventive
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