Meaning of “decongestant” in the English Dictionary

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"decongestant" in British English

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decongestantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdiː.kənˈdʒes.tənt/ us /ˌdiː.kənˈdʒes.tənt/

a medicine that helps you to breathe more easily, especially when you have a cold

(Definition of “decongestant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"decongestant" in American English

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decongestantnoun [ C ]

us /ˌdi·kənˈdʒes·tənt/

a medicine that helps you to breathe more easily, esp. when you have a cold

(Definition of “decongestant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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