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verb [transitive] dilute pronunciation in British English /daɪˈluːt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydilute
he/she/itdilutes
present participlediluting
past tensediluted
past participlediluted

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  1. 1
    to make a liquid less strong by adding water or another liquid
    dilute something in something:

    Dilute the bleach in a gallon of water.

    dilute something with something:

    He was drinking a glass of wine diluted with water.

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