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The act of restoring health after injury or illness. Care, including medical and nursing services rendered to a sailor throughout a period of duty, pursuant to the principle that the owner of a vessel must furnish maintenance and cure to a sailor who becomes ill or is injured during service.

The right of a seller, under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), a body of law governing commercial transactions, to correct a delivery of goods that do not conform to contractual terms made to a buyer within the period specified by the contract in order to avoid a breach of contract action.

The actual payment of all amounts that are past due in regard to a default in such payments.


noun antidote, antipoison, antitoxin, assuager, balm, catholicon, corrective, counteractant, elixir, emollient, healing agent, medical treatment, medicament, method of treatment, palliative, panacea, recovery, recuperation, redress, relief, remedy, restoration to health, restorative, salve, sanatio, successful remedial treatment, therapeutic, tonic


verb ameliorate, apply a remedy, correct, doctor, effect a cure, heal, improve, make well, make whole, medicate, meliorate, mend, minister to, nurse, palliate, recall to life, reclaim, recover, rectify, recuperate, redeem, regenerate, rehabilitate, rejuvenate, relieve, relieve of something detrimental, remedy, renew, repair, restore, revive, revivify, right, salve, sanare, soothe, treat
Associated concepts: cured by verdict, curing defect, curing error, curing title, opportunity to cure
See also: change, correction, drug, help, meliorate, panacea, preserve, rectify, redress, reform, relieve, remedial statute, remedy, renew, repair, restore, treat, treatment

CURE. A restoration to health.
     2. A person who had quitted the habit of drunkenness for the space of nine months, in consequence of medicines he had taken, and who had lost his appetite for ardent spirits, was held to have been cured. 7 Yerg. R. 146.
     3. In a figurative sense, to cure is to remedy any defect; as, an informal statement of the plaintiff's cause of action in his declaration is cured by verdict, provided it be substantially stated.

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The enticing representations brought forth by Kakah Ramat and other belian curers working in the Luangan region ultimately aim at evoking a relationship of reciprocity between spirits and people.
Written histories and newspaper reports from the mid-1850s reveal that Chinese fish curers were operating on a large scale not only in Victoria, but also in Tasmania, South Australia, New South Wales and the Northern Territory (Sydney Morning Herald 1861; Newcastle Chronicle 1863; Jones 1990:35).
A membrane called the rostellum separates the flower's anther from the stigma making self-pollination impossible," explains the longtime curer and exporter.
I've also got to learn about my product--not just the finished product, but where it comes from, talking to the farmers, the slaughterhouses, the cutting plants as well as the curers and slicers.
These realms of power were generally mutually exclusive: one either became a great warrior or a great curer, though some curers were also great warriors.
The 1917 California legislature also passed the Fisheries Tax Bill, providing that all packers, canners, and curers of fish and all wholesale dealers in crustaceans or mollusks pay the state a tax of 2.
Another factor to hit the sector is legislative changes, according to Dutch Bacon Curers Association chairman Wim Van Pelt who says the government is handing over responsibility for food safety to the slaughterhouses.
Here the living humans assume the semblance of their foes and with the guidance of curers, who direct these ritual attacks, humans can approximate the wild spirits' mode of being and beat them into yielding something of their powers.
Aberdeen Fish Curers and Merchants Association chief Robert Milne said 10,000 jobs could be at risk.
Rhona Grant, of the Aberdeen Fish Curers and Merchants' Association, said: "It would be very unusual to see a cod of this size being landed.
Reff argues that Jesuits were accepted because they were seen as curers (who were themselves generally immune) for the new diseases.
com/reports/c61021) has announced the addition of "Fish Smokers & Curers - Portfolio Analysis" to their offering.