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An example use of dose in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… only got one dose had a markedly lower …”

meanings of dose


  1. Anything disagreeable that must be taken.
  2. Archaic form of doze.
  3. A venereal infection.
  4. A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  5. A good measure or lengthy experience of something.
  6. The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.


  1. To prescribe a dose.
  2. To administer a dose to.
  3. To transmit a venereal disease.
  4. Archaic form of doze.

dose frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dose occurs in english on average 11.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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