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English definition of “dissipate”


verb [I/T]    /ˈdɪs·əˌpeɪt/
to disappear gradually , or to cause something to disappear gradually : [T] It took months of effort to dissipate the oil spill in the North Sea . dissipation    /ˌdɪs·əˈpeɪ·ʃən/ noun [U]
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