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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·hib·i·to·ry a.  Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center.
    I would not have you consider these criticisms as inhibitory.   --Lamb.
 Inhibitory nerves Physiol., those nerves which modify, inhibit, or suppress a motor or secretory act already in progress.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : restrictive of action; "a repressive regime"; "an overly
            strict and inhibiting discipline" [syn: repressive, repressing]