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decaffeinated

[dee-kaf-uh-ney-tid] /diˈkæf əˌneɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
having part or all of the caffeine extracted:
decaffeinated tea.
Origin

decaffeinate

[dee-kaf-uh-neyt, -kaf-ee-uh-] /diˈkæf əˌneɪt, -ˈkæf i ə-/
verb (used with object), decaffeinated, decaffeinating.
1.
to extract caffeine from:
to decaffeinate coffee.
Origin
1925-30; de- + caffein + -ate1
Related forms
decaffeination, noun
decaffeinator, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decaffeinated

decaffeinate

/dɪˈkæfɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove all or part of the caffeine from (coffee, tea, etc)
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Word Origin and History for decaffeinated

decaffeinate

v.

1909 (implied in decaffeinated), from de- + caffeine + -ate (2).

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Slang definitions & phrases for decaffeinated

decaffeinated

adjective

Inauthentic; enfeebled • Decaffeinization of coffee dates from the 1920s: Dress like Hemingway, but confine yourself to drinking Lite: This decaffeinated style is horrible (1990s+)


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