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Definition of inhibitor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    inhibitor

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪnˈhɪbət̮ər//
     
     
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  1. 1(chemistry) a substance that delays or prevents a chemical reaction
  2. 2(biology) a gene that prevents another gene from being effective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: inhibitor