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wean off

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present tense
I/you/we/theywean off
he/she/itweans off
present participleweaning off
past tenseweaned off
past participleweaned off

or wean from

  1. wean someone off something to make someone gradually stop depending on something that they like and have become used to, especially a drug or a bad habit

    We're trying to wean ourselves off watching too much television.

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