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sedative

noun [C]  /ˈsed·ə·t̬ɪv/ us  
a drug that has a calming effect: If your pet is unaccustomed to car travel, consider a mild sedative to help relieve its anxiety.
Translations of “sedative”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎮靜藥, 鎮靜劑…
in Russian успокоительное лекарство…
in Turkish sakinleştirici, ağrı kesici, müsekkin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镇静药, 镇静剂…
in Polish środek uspokajający…
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