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"excrete" in British English

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excreteverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈskriːt/ formal
to get ​rid of ​material such as ​solidwaste or ​urine from the ​body: Most ​toxins are ​naturally excreted from the ​body.
excretion
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ˈskriː.ʃən/
Excretion is one of several ​activitiescommon to both ​plants and ​animals.
(Definition of excrete from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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excreteverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪkˈskrit/
biology to get ​rid of ​waste from the ​cells or from the ​body
excretion
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪkˈskri·ʃən/
excretory
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈek·skrəˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
(Definition of excrete from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “excrete”
in Spanish excretar…
in Vietnamese bài tiết…
in Malaysian mengumuhkan…
in Thai ขับถ่ายของเสียออกจากร่างกาย…
in French excréter…
in German ausscheiden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排泄…
in Turkish (dışkı, idrar, ter vb.) boşaltmak…
in Russian выделять…
in Indonesian mengeluarkan kotoran…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排泄…
in Polish wydalać…
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