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stabilizer

noun [C] (CHEMICAL) specialized (UK usually stabiliser)     /ˈsteɪ.bɪ.laɪ.zər/ US  /-zɚ/
a chemical that is added to something so that it stays in the same state Additives in food and drinksTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the body
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