depressant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"depressant" in British English

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depressantnoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪˈpres.ənt/
a ​drug that ​slows the ​rate of the body's ​functions: Alcohol is a depressant.
depressant
adjective uk   us  
These ​drugs have a depressant ​effect.
(Definition of depressant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"depressant" in American English

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depressantnoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈpres·ənt/
a ​substance that ​causes you to ​feelsad or ​calm
(Definition of depressant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “depressant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抑制剂,抑郁剂…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抑制劑,抑鬱劑…
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