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decolor

[ dee-kuhl-er ]
/ diˈkʌl ər /
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verb (used with object)

to remove the color from; deprive of color; bleach.

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Also especially British, de·col·our .

Origin of decolor

1400–50; late Middle English decolouren<Latin dēcolōrāre, equivalent to dē-de- + colōrāre to color

OTHER WORDS FROM decolor

de·col·or·a·tion, noun
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