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Definition of exhale verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

exhale

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɛksˈheɪl//
 
, NAmE//ˈɛksheɪl//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exhale
 
he / she / it exhales
 
past simple exhaled
 
-ing form exhaling
 
 
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to breathe out the air or smoke, etc. in your lungs He sat back and exhaled deeply. exhale something She exhaled the smoke through her nose. opposite inhale
NAmE//ˌɛkshəˈleɪʃn//
 
, NAmE//ˌɛksəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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