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1 definition found
 for immobilise
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  immobilise
      v 1: hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
           [syn: immobilize, immobilise]
      2: to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned
         under the fallen tree" [syn: trap, pin, immobilize,
         immobilise]
      3: make defenseless [syn: immobilize, immobilise]
      4: convert (assets) into fixed capital [syn: immobilize,
         immobilise]
      5: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds";
         "Freeze the assets of this hostile government" [syn:
         freeze, block, immobilize, immobilise] [ant: free,
         release, unblock, unfreeze]
      6: cause to be unable to move; "The sudden storm immobilized the
         traffic" [syn: immobilize, immobilise]

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