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English definition of “chlorinate”

chlorinate

verb [T]     /ˈklɔː.rɪ.neɪt/ US  /ˈklɔːr.ɪ-/
to add chlorine to water in order to kill organisms that might cause infection Physical and chemical processes chlorinated     /-neɪ.tɪd/ US  /-neɪ.t̬ɪd/ adjective chlorinated swimming pools Physical and chemical processes
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