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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead; An innocuous or inert medication.

Usage examples (36)
  • PHILIPS: Well, I think there is what we call a placebo effect.
  • In the first instance, the word placebo comes to mind.
  • THE word placebo itself originated from the Latin for "I will please".
  • Biases are present in placebo-controlled trials of both homoeopathy and conventional medicine. for more
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