antioxidant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"antioxidant" in British English

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antioxidantnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/  us   /-t̬i-/
a ​substance that ​slows down the ​rate at which something ​decays because of oxidization
(Definition of antioxidant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antioxidantnoun [C]

 us   /ˌænt·iˈɑks·ɪ·dənt, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
a ​chemicalsubstance that ​prevents or ​slows down the ​damage that ​oxygen does to ​organisms or to ​food: Vitamin C's antioxidant ​activity may ​helpboostimmunefunction and may make some ​peoplefeelbetter. She ​takes the ​vitamins, ​minerals, antioxidants, and folic ​acid in women's multivitamins.
(Definition of antioxidant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “antioxidant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗氧化剂,阻氧化剂,防老(化)剂…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗氧化劑,阻氧化劑,防老(化)劑…
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