n. substance which removes toxins, substance used in rehabilitating drug and alcohol addicts

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • detoxicator — de·tox·i·ca·tor …   English syllables

  • detoxicator — noun see detoxicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • detoxicate — detoxicant /dee tok si keuhnt/, adj., n. detoxicator, n. /dee tok si kayt /, v.t., detoxicated, detoxicating. to detoxify. [1865 70; DE + L toxic(um) poison (see TOXIC) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • detoxicate — /diˈtɒksəkeɪt/ (say dee toksuhkayt) verb (t) (detoxicated, detoxicating) → detoxify. {de + Latin toxic(um) poison + ate1} –detoxicant, adjective –detoxicator, noun –detoxication …   Australian English dictionary

  • detoxicate —   v.t. remove poison or its effects from.    ♦ detoxicant, n. & a.    ♦ detoxication,    ♦ detoxicator, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • de|tox|i|cant — «dee TOK suh kuhnt», noun. a substance used to detoxicate someone; detoxicator: »... giving them [the birds] salt water to drink and milk as a detoxicant against the oil they have swallowed (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

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