wean from/off

phrasal verb
weaned from/off; weaning from/off; weans from/off

Definition of wean from/off

: to make (someone or something) stop doing or using (something) efforts to wean the country from its dependence on foreign oil I'm gradually weaning myself off cigarettes.

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“Wean from/off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wean%20from%2Foff. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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