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Meaning of “stimulant” in the English Dictionary

"stimulant" in British English

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stimulantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstɪm.jʊ.lənt/
something that makes or ​causes something ​else to ​grow or ​develop: Tourism has ​acted as a stimulant to the country's ​economy. a ​substance, such as a ​drug, that makes the ​mind or ​body more ​active: Caffeine, which is ​found in ​coffee and ​tea, is a ​mild stimulant.
(Definition of stimulant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stimulantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɪm·jə·lənt/
a ​drug or ​chemicalsubstance that ​encouragesgrowth or ​increasesactivity
(Definition of stimulant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stimulant”
in Korean 흥분제…
in Arabic مُنبّه, مُنشّط…
in Malaysian perangsang…
in French stimulant…
in Russian возбуждающее средство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刺激物, 激勵物, 興奮劑…
in Italian sostanza stimolante…
in Turkish uyarıcı…
in Polish środek pobudzający…
in Spanish estimulante…
in Vietnamese chất kích thích…
in Portuguese estimulante…
in Thai สิ่งกระตุ้น…
in German das Anregungsmittel…
in Catalan estimulant…
in Japanese 興奮剤, 覚せい剤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刺激物, 激励物, 兴奋剂…
in Indonesian perangsang…
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