One entry found for inhibit.
Main Entry: inĚhibĚit
Pronunciation: in-primarystresshib-schwat
Function: verb
1 : to prevent or hold back from doing something : RESTRAIN, REPRESS <fear can inhibit the natural expression of feelings>
2 : to prevent or slow down the activity or occurrence of <oil inhibits rust> <a drug which inhibits an infection>
- inĚhibĚiĚtor /-schwat-schwar/ noun
- inĚhibĚiĚtoĚry /-schwa-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-/ adjective


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