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Definition of remedy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. remedies)
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  1. 1a way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation synonym solution remedy (for something) There is no simple remedy for unemployment. remedy (to something) There are a number of possible remedies to this problem.
  2. 2a treatment or medicine to cure a disease or reduce pain that is not very serious an herbal remedy remedy for something an excellent home remedy for sore throats
  3. 3remedy (against something) (law) a way of dealing with a problem, using the processes of the law synonym redress Holding copyright provides the only legal remedy against unauthorized copying. What's my remedy in law in this case?
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