Meaning of “purify” in the English Dictionary

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purifyverb [ T ]

us /ˈpjʊr·əˌfɑɪ/

purify verb [ T ] (MAKE NOT MIXED)

to rid something of dirty or harmful substances:

Flower growers here are required to purify all their runoff water.
noun [ U ] us /ˌpjʊr·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/

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