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“oxygenate” in British English

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oxygenateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈɒk.sɪ.dʒə.neɪt/ us /ˈɑːk.sɪ.dʒə.neɪt/

to add oxygen to something:

Fish tanks often have a pump which oxygenates the water.

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

“oxygenate” in American English

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oxygenateverb [ T ]

/ˈɑk·sɪ·dʒəˌneɪt/

biology, chemistry to get oxygen into a substance

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