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Definition of de-stress verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˌdi ˈstrɛs//
[intransitive, transitive] de-stress (somebody/yourself)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they de-stress
he / she / it de-stresses
past simple de-stressed
-ing form de-stressing
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to relax after working hard or experiencing stress; to reduce the amount of stress that you experience De-stress yourself with a relaxing bath.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: de-stress