Definition of detoxification noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//diːˌtɒksɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//diːˌtɑːksɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
(informal detox) [uncountable] Addiction
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treatment given to people to help them stop drinking alcohol or taking drugs a detoxification unit Wordfinderabuse, addict, deal, dependence, detoxification, drug, hallucinate, overdose, rehab, withdrawal See related entries: Addiction
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: detoxification