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

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dehydrateverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌdiː.haɪˈdreɪt/
to ​losewater, or to ​causewater to be ​lost from something, ​especially from a person's ​body: Air ​travel dehydrates the ​body. You'll dehydrate very ​quickly in this ​heat if you don't ​drinklots of ​water.
(Definition of dehydrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dehydrate" in American English

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dehydrateverb [I/T]

 us   /ˌdiˈhɑɪ·dreɪt/
to ​losewater, or to ​cause something to ​losewater: [T] The ​vegetables were dehydrated and ​frozen.
dehydration
noun [U]  us   /ˌdi·hɑɪˈdreɪ·ʃən/
In ​hot, ​dryweather you need to ​drinklots of ​water to ​avoid dehydration.
(Definition of dehydrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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