Definition of dilute adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//daɪˈluːt//
, also BrE//daɪˈljuːt//
; NAmE NAmE//daɪˈluːt//
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(also diluted) (of a liquid) made weaker by adding water or another substance a dilute acid/solution Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin dilut- ‘washed away, dissolved’, from the verb diluere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dilute

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