Definition of exfoliate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

exfoliate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɛksˈfoʊliˌeɪt//
 
[intransitive, transitive]exfoliate (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exfoliate
 
he / she / it exfoliates
 
past simple exfoliated
 
-ing form exfoliating
 
 
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to remove dead cells from the surface of the skin in order to make it smoother
exfoliation
 
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NAmE//ɛksˌfoʊliˈeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] Regular deep-cleansing and exfoliation should be part of your beauty routine.
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