Definition of detox
- a detox clinic
- spent one week in detox
- A well-designed detox can help purge your liver, colon, and kidneys of toxins; clear your skin; boost your energy; and help you safely shed pounds.
- —Lisa Turner
He spent one week in detox.
The famous writer recently went into detox.
She has been through two detoxes in the past year.
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: special treatment that helps a person to stop using drugs or alcohol
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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