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English definition of “exfoliate”

exfoliate

verb [I or T]     /eksˈfəʊ.li.eɪt/ US  /-ˈfoʊ-/
to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin , in order to improve its appearance Beauty treatments exfoliation     /eksˌfəʊ.liˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌfoʊ-/ noun [U] Beauty treatments
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