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inhibit

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inhibit/ɪnˈhɪbət/verb
inhibitsinhibitedinhibiting
inhibit
/ɪnˈhɪbət/
verb
inhibitsinhibitedinhibiting
Learner's definition of INHIBIT  
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: to keep (someone) from doing what he or she wants to do
: to prevent or slow down the activity or occurrence of (something)

— inhibitor

/ɪnˈhɪbətɚ/noun,pluralinhibitors[count]
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