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purify

verb [T]  /ˈpjʊr·əˌfɑɪ/ us  

purify verb [T] (MAKE NOT MIXED)

to rid something of dirty or harmful substances: Flower growers here are required to purify all their runoff water.
purification
noun [U]  /ˌpjʊr·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ us  
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