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decolor

[dee-kuhl-er] /diˈkʌl ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to remove the color from; deprive of color; bleach.
Also, especially British, decolour.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English decolouren < Latin dēcolōrāre, equivalent to dē- de- + colōrāre to color
Related forms
decoloration, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decolour

decolour

/diːˈkʌlə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to deprive of colour, as by bleaching
Derived Forms
decoloration, noun
decolorization, decolorisation, noun
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