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immobilize

verb [T] uk ( UK usually immobilise)   /ɪˈməʊ.bəl.aɪz/ us    /-ˈmoʊ-/
to stop something or someone from moving: You can immobilize the car by removing the spark plugs. The broken limb must be immobilized as soon as possible.
immobilization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually immobilisation)   /ɪˌməʊ.bəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌmoʊ.bə.lɪ-/
Translations of “immobilize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎖止…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锁止…
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