immobilize

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From French immobiliser

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immobilize (third-person singular simple present immobilizes, present participle immobilizing, simple past and past participle immobilized)

  1. To render motionless; to stop moving or stop from moving.
    It is best to immobilize the injury until a doctor can examine it.
  2. To modify a surface such that things will not stick to it
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