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antidepressant

noun [C] uk   /ˌæn.ti.dɪˈpres.ənt/  us   /-t̬i-/
a drug used to reduce feelings of sadness and worry: She's been on antidepressants ever since her husband died.

antidepressant

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌæn.ti.dɪˈpres.ənt/  us   /-t̬i-/
An anti-depressant drug is one that is used to reduce feelings of sadness and worry: antidepressant drugs
Translations of “antidepressant”
in Vietnamese thuốc chống trầm cảm…
in Spanish Antidepresivo…
in Thai ยาแก้ซึมเศร้า…
in Malaysian antidepresan…
in Indonesian obat anti depresi…
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