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depurate

[ dep-yuh-reyt ]
/ 藞d蓻p y蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), dep路u路rat路ed, dep路u路rat路ing.
to make or become free from impurities.
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Origin of depurate

1610鈥20; <Medieval Latin d膿p奴r膩tus purified (past participle of d膿p奴r膩re), equivalent to Latin d膿-de- p奴r(us) pure + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM depurate

dep路u路ra路tion, noundep路u路ra路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for depurate

depurate
/ (藞d蓻pj蕣藢re瑟t) /

verb
to cleanse or purify or to be cleansed or purified
obsolete to promote the elimination of waste products from (the body)

Derived forms of depurate

depuration, noundepurator, noun

Word Origin for depurate

C17: from Medieval Latin d膿p奴r膩re, from Latin de- + p奴r膩re to purify; see pure
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