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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
1925-1930
1925-30; de- + caffein + -ate1
Related forms
decaffeination, noun
decaffeinator, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decaffeination

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 decaffeination

decaffeinate

v.

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

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