[+problem, habit] guérir
→ The bishop had done nothing to cure the widespread lack of faith.
to cure sb of sth guérir qn de qch
→ the elocution lessons he had as a child to cure him of a stammer
→ He had been sent to rehab to cure him of his £100-a-day heroin addiction
to be cured of sth [+illness] être guéri (e) de qch
[+food] (by salting)
saler , (by smoking)
fumer, (by drying)
→ There's no known cure for a cold.
→ a cure for cancer
a hangover cure, a cure for hangovers un remède contre la gueule de bois
solution f → He believed that the cure for social ills was the saving of the community → ... a problem without a cure. →
(lit) (for illnesses)
→ Their aunt used aspirin as a cure-all for her children when they were sick.
(fig) (for problems)
→ Lowering of interest rates has been presented by the media as a kind of universal cure-all.
n (for illness)
remède m miracle , (for problem)
remède m miracle
a miracle cure for some horrible disease un remède miracle contre une horrible maladie
n cure f de repos