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dehydrate

verb [I/T]  us   /ˌdiˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/
to lose water, or to cause something to lose water: [T] The vegetables were dehydrated and frozen.
dehydration
noun [U]  us   /ˌdi·hɑɪˈdreɪ·ʃən/
In hot, dry weather you need to drink lots of water to avoid dehydration.
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