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moisturize

[ mois-chuh-rahyz ]
/ 藞m蓴瑟s t蕛蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), mois路tur路ized, mois路tur路iz路ing.
to add or restore moisture to (something): to moisturize one's skin with lotion; to moisturize air.
verb (used without object), mois路tur路ized, mois路tur路iz路ing.
to make something moist; counteract a dry condition with moisture: a skin cream that moisturizes while you sleep.
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Also especially British, mois路tur路ise .

Origin of moisturize

First recorded in 1940鈥45; moisture + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM moisturize

de路mois路tur路ize, verb (used with object), de路mois路tur路ized, de路mois路tur路iz路ing.

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British Dictionary definitions for moisturize

moisturize

moisturise

/ (藞m蓴瑟st蕛蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to add or restore moisture to (the air, the skin, etc)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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