inhibitive
adjective see inhibit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inhibitive — index preventive, prohibitive (restrictive), unfavorable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inhibitive — ● inhibitif, inhibitive adjectif Qui s accompagne d une inhibition du point de vue physiologique ou immunologique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inhibitive — inhibit ► VERB (inhibited, inhibiting) 1) hinder or restrain (an action or process). 2) make (someone) unable to act in a relaxed and natural way. DERIVATIVES inhibited adjective inhibitive adjective. ORIGIN Latin inhibere …   English terms dictionary

  • inhibitive — See inhibitable. * * * …   Universalium

  • inhibitive — adjective That inhibits …   Wiktionary

  • inhibitive — in·hib·i·tive (in hibґĭ tiv) inhibitory …   Medical dictionary

  • inhibitive — Synonyms and related words: choking, constraining, constrictive, contrary, counterproductive, crosswise, exclusive, forbidding, hindering, hindersome, in the way, inhibiting, inhibitory, interdictive, interdictory, interrupting, interruptive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inhibitive — adj. suppressive, delaying, stopping, restraining, checking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inhibitive — in·hib·i·tive …   English syllables

  • inhibitive — ə̇nˈhibəd.iv, bətiv adjective : inhibitory …   Useful english dictionary

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