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retardant

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adjective re·tar·dant \ri-ˈtär-dənt\

Simple Definition of retardant

  • : able to slow down the progress or development of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of retardant

  1. :  serving or tending to retard <a growth-retardant substance>

retardant

noun

1642

First Known Use of retardant

1642


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