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dep·i·late

 (dĕp′ə-lāt′)
tr.v. dep·i·lat·ed, dep·i·lat·ing, dep·i·lates
To remove hair from (the body).

[Latin dēpilāre, dēpilāt- : dē-, de- + pilāre, to deprive of hair (from pilus, hair).]

dep′i·la′tion n.
dep′i·la′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depilation - the condition of being void of hair
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
baldness, phalacrosis - the condition of having no hair on the top of the head
2.depilation - the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
shave, shaving - the act of removing hair with a razor
electrolysis - removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root
Translations

dep·i·la·tion

n. depilación, procedimiento de extirpación del pelo y la raíz.
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Not only does Photoshop create an unreal yet apparently believable standard of beauty, it has ratcheted up the tension between artifice and nature to the extent that people are driven to reconstruct their own physical appearance to match its altered depictions by any means necessary, including liposuction, breast and butt implants, silicone-injected lips, and all manner of "cosmetic" surgical intervention, not to mention tyrannical fitness regimes, extreme diets, and regular depilation.
They this company is also making efforts to transform a sometimes painful process which is generally undertaken only when absolutely necessary into a moment of pleasure and to position home depilation as a beauty and well-being session rather than simply a hair removal activity.
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