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English definition of “tranquillize”

tranquillize

verb [T] (US usually tranquilize, UK usually tranquillise)     /ˈtræŋ.kwɪ.laɪz/ US  /ˈtræn-/
to make an animal or person become unconscious or calm , especially with a drug : a tranquillizing drug The dogs were tranquillized with a dart gun and taken to a shelter .Administering drugs and medicines
(Definition of tranquillize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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