Meaning of depilation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɛpɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

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‘There will be a long list of services to choose from (massages, depilation, pedicure, etc.), but it's usually only written in Turkish, so have handy a pocket dictionary before you make your choice.’
  • ‘Several randomized and observational studies with controls show that either wet or dry shaving the evening before the procedure results in a significantly higher infection rate than depilation or electric clipping.’
  • ‘Other researchers studied clipping compared to historical controls (ie, depilation, shaving), and they found no change in infection rates, which were 1% both before and after changes in practice.’
  • ‘Laser therapy in dermatology is expanding rapidly and can be used to treat vascular and pigmented lesions, to remove tattoos, for depilation, and for skin resurfacing.’
  • ‘In the case of depilation, the applied cream may be antiseptic, and skin irritation may be an adverse effect.’