(n.) = cure ; healing. Ex: They concluded that 'our citizens may rationally prefer to check crime and disorder by ounces of educational prevention, than by pounds of cure in the shape of large 'lockups' and expensive suits before the law'. Ex: This article gives a brief history of the two main strands in the development of bibliotherapy, or healing through books, in the USA. ---- * curación ritual = ritual healing. * poder de curación = healing power. * rito de curación = healing ritual.