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noun [countable] tranquilizer pronunciation in American English /ˈtræŋkwəˌlaɪzər/
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  1. a drug that makes people calmer when they are very worried or nervous
    be on tranquilizers (=take them regularly):

    She’s been on tranquilizers ever since the accident.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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