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tranquillizer

noun [C] UK (UK also tranquilliser, US tranquilizer) uk   /ˈtræŋ.kwɪ.laɪ.zər/  us   /ˈtræn.kwɪ.laɪ.zɚ/
a drug used to make a person or animal calmer: She was on tranquillizers for a long time after her son died.
Translations of “tranquillizer”
in Korean 정신 안정제…
in Arabic مُهدّئ…
in Portuguese tranquilizante…
in Catalan tranquil·litzant…
in Japanese (主に英)精神安定剤, 鎮静剤…
in Italian tranquillante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安定藥, 鎮靜劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安定药, 镇静剂…
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