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Definition of detoxify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    detoxify

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//diˈtɑksəˌfaɪ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they detoxify
     
    he / she / it detoxifies
     
    past simple detoxified
     
    -ing form detoxifying
     
     
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  1. 1detoxify something to remove harmful substances or poisons from something
  2. 2detoxify somebody to treat someone in order to help them stop drinking too much alcohol or taking drugs
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