Definition of contraindication noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

contraindication

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
(medical)
 
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a possible reason for not giving somebody a particular drug or medical treatment Age alone is not a contraindication to surgery.
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