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American English: /ˈpɛrəˌlaɪz/
British English: /ˈparəlʌɪz/

transitive verb

  • (British) paralyze
    Example sentences
    • But, together, the anesthetic paralyzes the body and lets the poison reek havoc.
    • A stroke may have paralysed her body but Kate Thomas's mind is still ticking.
    • Kim previously worked as a taxi driver until 2001 when he was partially paralysed by a stroke.
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