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antioxidant

noun [C] uk   /ˌæn.tiˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/  us   /-t̬i-/
a substance that slows down the rate at which something decays because of oxidization (= combining with oxygen)
Translations of “antioxidant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗氧化劑,阻氧化劑,防老(化)劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗氧化剂,阻氧化剂,防老(化)剂…
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