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Dictionary definition for: Cured

1. (s) freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears cured" "the incision is healed" "appears to be entirely recovered" "when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron

2. (s) (used of rubber, e.g.) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)

3. (s) (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening

4. (s) (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry

5. (s) (used especially of meat) cured in brine

6. (s) (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged" is pronounced as one syllable)

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