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Definition of naturopathy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

naturopathy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌneɪtʃəˈrɑpəθi//
 
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a system for treating diseases or conditions using natural foods and herbs and various other techniques, rather than artificial drugs
NAmE//ˈneɪtʃərəˌpæθ//
 
noun A medical herbalist or naturopath will be able to advise on individual treatment plans.
naturopathic
 
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NAmE//ˌneɪtʃərəˈpæθik//
 
adjective [only before noun] naturopathic medicine a naturopathic physician
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