verb (used with object), deodorized, deodorizing.
to rid of odor, especially of unpleasant odor.
Also, especially British, deodorise.

1855–60; de- + odor + -ize

deodorization, noun
deodorizer, noun
nondeodorizing, adjective Unabridged
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deodorize or deodorise (diːˈəʊdəˌraɪz)
(tr) to remove, disguise, or absorb the odour of, esp when unpleasant
deodorise or deodorise
deodori'zation or deodorise
deodori'sation or deodorise
de'odorizer or deodorise
de'odoriser or deodorise

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deodorize de·o·dor·ize (dē-ō'də-rīz')
v. de·o·dor·ized, de·o·dor·iz·ing, de·o·dor·iz·es
To mask or neutralize the odor of.

de·o'dor·i·za'tion (-dər-ĭ-zā'shən) n.
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Example sentences
There are cheaper ways to sanitize and deodorize than buying products with
  added scents and unnecessary chemicals.
Continues to actively deodorize long after the cleaning process has been
They have the equipment to scrub out the ductwork and deodorize everything in
  the house.
Add chemicals such as ammonia, chlorine, or lime to disinfect and deodorize
  water and other liquids.
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