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verb dehydrate pronunciation in British English /ˌdiːhaɪˈdreɪt/
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present tense
present participledehydrating
past tensedehydrated
past participledehydrated
  1. 1
    [intransitive] medical to lose water from your body by not drinking enough or by sweating, vomiting, or having diarrhoea
  2. 2
    [transitive] to remove the water from food as a way of preserving it

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