Meaning of “defecate” in the English Dictionary

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"defecate" in British English

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defecateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈdef.ə.keɪt/ us /ˈdef.ə.keɪt/ formal or specialized

to pass the contents of the bowels out of the body

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

"defecate" in American English

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defecateverb [ I ]

us /ˈdef·ɪˌkeɪt/

to excrete the contents of the bowels

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