antioxidant

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˌæntiˈɒksɪdənt/
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  • Hyphenation: an‧ti‧ox‧i‧dant

Noun[change]

Singular
antioxidant

Plural
antioxidants

  1. (countable) An antioxidant is something that slows or stops the oxidation of another chemical.
  2. (countable) An antioxidant is a vitamin that can fights the harmful effects of oxidation in animal and human tissues.
    There are many helpful antioxidants in tea.

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