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Definition of diazepam noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

diazepam

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//daɪˈæzəpæm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//daɪˈæzəpæm//
 
[uncountable] (medical) Addiction
 
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a drug that is used to make people feel less anxious and more relaxed See related entries: Addiction Word Origin 1960s: blend of benzodiazepine and amide.
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