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detox

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drug culture, Hospital
detoxde‧tox1 /ˈdiːtɒks $ -tɑːks/ noun [uncountable] informal  1 MDDMHspecial treatment to help people stop drinking alcohol or taking drugs syn rehabin detox She spent a month in detox.2 when you do not eat solid food or only drink special liquids for a period of time, which is thought to remove harmful substances from your body
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detoxNext month, an organizer from a local detox center will be speaking.But I ain't going into no detox clinic, swigging bloody methadone.But because of a subtle change in the structure of aldehyde dehydrogenase, this second detox step is blocked in some people.Neither of us has been through detox even once.in detoxShe spent a month in detox.
detoxdetox2 verb [intransitive] informal  1 if someone detoxes, they are given special treatment at a hospital to help them stop drinking alcohol or taking drugs2 to not eat solid food or only drink special liquids for a period of time, which is thought to remove harmful substances from your body→ See Verb table
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detoxDare to detox and downsize your dress!The doctors at the varIous emergency rooms suggested that he detox himself by lowering the dosage over a period of two weeks.
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Verb table
detox
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydetox
he, she, itdetoxs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydetoxed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave detoxed
he, she, ithas detoxed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad detoxed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill detox
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have detoxed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam detoxing
he, she, itis detoxing
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you, we, theyare detoxing
Past
I, he, she, itwas detoxing
you, we, theywere detoxing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been detoxing
he, she, ithas been detoxing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been detoxing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be detoxing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been detoxing
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