Meaning of “fumigate” in the English Dictionary

"fumigate" in British English

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fumigateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfjuː.mɪ.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈfjuː.mə.ɡeɪt/

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

"fumigate" in American English

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fumigateverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈfju·mɪˌɡeɪt/

to remove harmful insects, bacteria, or disease, using chemical gas or smoke:

[ T ] We had to fumigate the house to get rid of cockroaches.
fumigation
noun [ U ] us /ˌfju·mɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/

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