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English definition of “antidepressant”


noun [C]     /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.Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
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