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verb [T] uk   /eəˈreɪt/ us    /erˈeɪt/
to add a gas to liquid, especially a drink: aerated water to allow air to act on something: Earthworms help to aerate the soil. aerated soil
noun [U] uk   /eəˈreɪ.ʃən/ us    /erˈeɪ-/
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