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stimulation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌstɪm.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
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.
Translations of “stimulation”
in Korean 자극…
in Arabic تَنشيط, استِثارة…
in Portuguese estímulo…
in Catalan estímul…
in Japanese 刺激, 励み…
in Italian stimolazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刺激, 激勵, 興奮作用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刺激, 激励, 兴奋作用…
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