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Definition of 'neutralise'


  1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
       Synonyms: neutralize liquidate waste knock off do in
  2. make incapable of military action
       Synonyms: neutralize
  3. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
       Synonyms: neutralize nullify negate
  4. make chemically neutral; "She neutralized the solution"
       Synonyms: neutralize

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