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    neutralize - Dictionary definition and meaning for word neutralize

    Definition
    (verb) make politically neutral and thus inoffensive
    Example Sentence
    • The treaty neutralized the small republic
    Definition
    (verb) make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
    Synonyms : negate , neutralise , nullify
    Example Sentence
    • Her optimism neutralizes his gloom
    • This action will negate the effect of my efforts
    Definition
    (verb) oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
    Example Sentence
    • This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues
    Definition
    (verb) get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    Example Sentence
    • The mafia liquidated the informer
    • the double agent was neutralized
    Definition
    (verb) make incapable of military action
    Synonyms : neutralise
    Definition
    (verb) make chemically neutral
    Synonyms : neutralise
    Example Sentence
    • She neutralized the solution
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