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inhibit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinhibitin‧hib‧it /ɪnˈhɪbɪt/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PREVENTto prevent something from growing or developing well 🔊 An unhappy family life may inhibit children’s learning.2 SHYto make someone feel embarrassed or nervous so that they cannot do or say what they want toinhibit somebody from doing something 🔊 Recording the meeting may inhibit people from expressing their real views.→ See Verb table
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inhibitWe're doing all we can to inhibit urban sprawl and maintain the city's identity.inhibit somebody from doing somethingTaping the meeting would inhibit people from expressing their opinions.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinhibitin‧hib‧it /ɪnˈhɪbɪt/ verb [transitive] to prevent something from growing or developing in the way that it could or being as good as it should beAir fares tend to be higher at airports where certain factors inhibit competition among airlines.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
inhibit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinhibit
he, she, itinhibits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinhibited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inhibited
he, she, ithas inhibited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inhibited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill inhibit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inhibited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inhibiting
he, she, itis inhibiting
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you, we, theyare inhibiting
Past
I, he, she, itwas inhibiting
you, we, theywere inhibiting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inhibiting
he, she, ithas been inhibiting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inhibiting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inhibiting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inhibiting
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