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sta·bi·lize

 (stā′bə-līz′)
v. sta·bi·lized, sta·bi·liz·ing, sta·bi·liz·es
v.tr.
1. To make stable or steadfast.
2. To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
3. To keep from fluctuating; fix the level of: stabilize prices.
v.intr.
To become stable, steadfast, or fixed.

sta′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.stabilizing - causing to become stable; "the family is one of the great stabilizing elements in society"
helpful - providing assistance or serving a useful function
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