Definition of 'neutralize'
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Three separate elements neutralized advantages held by the larger power over its adversary. America Past and Present (1995)Antacids are alkaline and their action relieves pain by neutralizing acid in the contents of the stomach. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)The smoke gathers particles of harmful radiation in the atmosphere and neutralizes their effect at a subtle level. Secrets of the Soil (1990)Reality may help to neutralize your bad feelings so you can wipe the slate clean and start again. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)It is the task of organization at the same time to neutralize the individual weaknesses of its members. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
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Translations for 'neutralize'
British English: neutralize VERB
To neutralize something means to prevent it from having any effect or from working properly.
They are trying to neutralize the resolution in the UN Security Council.
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