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English definition of “exfoliate”

exfoliate

verb [I or T] uk   /eksˈfəʊ.li.eɪt/ us    /-ˈfoʊ-/
to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, in order to improve its appearanceBeauty treatments
exfoliation
noun [U] uk   /eksˌfəʊ.liˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌfoʊ-/
Beauty treatments
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