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"paralyse" in British English

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paralyseverb [ T ]

UK US paralyze uk /ˈpær.əl.aɪz/ us /ˈper.əl.aɪz/

(Definition of “paralyse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"paralyse" in Business English

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paralyseverb [ T ]

UK US paralyze uk /ˈpærəlaɪz/ us

to cause a person, group, or organization to stop working:

The fuel protesters have threatened to try to paralyse the country again on November 13.
The company was paralyzed by debt for more than five years.

(Definition of “paralyse” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)