inhibit

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From Latin inhibitus, perfect passive participle of inhibeō (I hold in, check, restrain), from in (in, at, on), + habeō (I have, hold, keep).

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inhibit (third-person singular simple present inhibits, present participle inhibiting, simple past and past participle inhibited)

  1. (transitive) To hold in or hold back; to keep in check; restrain.
  2. (Philippines) To recuse.

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inhibit m (feminine inhibida, masculine plural inhibits, feminine plural inhibides)

  1. past participle of inhibir