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suppressant Line breaks: sup|pres¦sant
Pronunciation: /səˈprɛs(ə)nt/

Definition of suppressant in English:


A drug or other substance which acts to suppress or restrain something: an appetite suppressant
More example sentences
  • It also acted as a stimulant, a sedative, an appetite suppressant, and fed smokers' addictions.
  • Those using the drug as an appetite suppressant appeared to be at 16 times the risk.
  • Both of these drugs have been used as appetite suppressants and both have amphetamine-like sympathomimetic effects.

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