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

     

    hydrophobic

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌhaɪdrəˈfəʊbɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪdrəˈfoʊbɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1having an extreme fear of water
  2. 2(chemistry) tending not to repel (4) or not mix with water