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desterilize

[dee-ster-uh-lahyz] /diˈstɛr əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), desterilized, desterilizing.
1.
to utilize an idle fund or commodity, as when a nation issues currency against gold previously unused.
Also, especially British, desterilise.
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desterilization, noun
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