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depressant

noun [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.
Translations of “depressant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抑制劑,抑鬱劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抑制剂,抑郁剂…
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