[ kyoo r-uh-tiv ]
/ ˈkyʊər ə tɪv /
a curative agent; remedy.
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Origin of curative
OTHER WORDS FROM curative
cur·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·cur·a·tive, adjectivenon·cur·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·cur·a·tive·ness, noun
sub·cur·a·tive, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-curative
/ (ˈkjʊərətɪv) /
able or tending to cure
anything able to heal or cure
Derived forms of curativecuratively, adverbcurativeness, noun
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Medical definitions for non-curative
[ kyur′ə-tĭv ]
Serving or tending to cure.
Of or relating to the cure of disease.
Something that cures; a remedy.
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