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noun [countable] tranquillizer pronunciation in British English /ˈtræŋkwɪlaɪzə(r)/
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pluraltranquillizers
  1. a drug that makes people calmer when they are very worried or nervous
    be on tranquillizers (=take them regularly):

    She’s been on tranquillizers ever since the accident.

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