Complete Definition of "therapy"

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Etymology
From Ancient Greek θεÏαÏεία (therapeia) "attendance, treatment, healing, service", from θεÏαÏεÏÏ (therapeuo) "to attend, to treat, to heal, to cure, to serve".

Pronunciation
enPR|thÄrʹÉ-pÄ

Noun
en-noun|therapies

  1. Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.
  2. Healing power or quality.

Derived terms
therapeutic
physiotherapy
psychotherapy

Translations
trans-top|treatment of disease
Czech: léÄba f, terapie f
Danish: terapi, behandling,
Finnish: hoito, terapia,
French: thérapie
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Italian: terapia
Greek: θεÏαÏεία (therapeia)
Swedish: terapi c
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trans-top|healing power
Finnish: hoito, hoitava vaikutus
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Greek: θεÏαÏεία (therapeia)
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Category:Scripps winning words

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