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What's the meaning of "inhibit"?
–verb (used with object)
1. to restrain, hinder, arrest, or check (an action, impulse, etc.).
2. to prohibit; forbid.
3. Psychology. to consciously or unconsciously suppress or restrain (psychologically or sociologically unacceptable behavior).
4. Chemistry. to decrease the rate of action of or stop (a chemical reaction).

1. repress, discourage, obstruct. 2. interdict.

We need a system of assessment that will encourage, not inhibit, the development of the imagination, and the new emphasis on practical skills as of equal importance with scholarship and learning.

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Author: annagold38
Main topic: TOEFL
Topic: English-English
Published: 02.11.2009




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