Meaning of “ventilate” in the English Dictionary

"ventilate" in British English

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ventilateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈven.tɪ.leɪt/ us /ˈven.t̬əl.eɪt/

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

"ventilate" in American English

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ventilateverb [ T ]

us /ˈven·təlˌeɪt/

to cause fresh air to enter and move around an enclosed space:

Public buildings must be safe, clean, well lighted, and properly ventilated.
ventilation
noun [ U ] us /ˌven·təlˈeɪ·ʃən/

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