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Cure the press within a broken tree (9)


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'cure' is the definition.
Both the answer and definition are verbs in their base form.
Perhaps there's a link between them I don't understand?

'press within a broken tree' is the wordplay.
'press' becomes 'media' (the press is part of the media).
'within' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'a broken' is an anagram indicator.
'tree' is an anagram of 'rete'.
'media' placed within 'rete' is 'REMEDIATE'.

'the' is the link.

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