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decontaminate (ˌdiːkənˈtæmɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to render (an area, building, object, etc) harmless by the removal, distribution, or neutralization of poisons, radioactivity, etc
 
decon'taminant
 
n
 
decontami'nation
 
n
 
decon'taminative
 
adj
 
decon'taminator
 
n

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