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de-alcoholize

Syllabification: de-al·co·hol·ize
Pronunciation: /dēˈalkəhôˌlīz
 
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Definition of de-alcoholize in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective de-alcoholized)
Remove the alcohol from (a normally alcoholic drink): de-alcoholized beer
More example sentences
  • About five cheeseburgers later I was ready for the ER myself, so I grabbed a de-alcoholized beer and headed upstairs to watch some action.
  • So colorful, alcohol-free concoctions are part of the game plan, as is de-alcoholized wine and beer.
  • Alcohol-free and de-alcoholised drinks have about a third of the calories of their alcoholic equivalent.

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