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English definition of “stimulation”

stimulation

noun [U] uk   /ˌstɪm.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
an action or thing that causes someone or something to become more active or enthusiastic, or to develop or operate: While she was at home looking after her children, she felt deprived of intellectual stimulation. Electric stimulation can help to heal fractured bones.
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