World English Dictionary
neutralize or neutralise (ˈnjuːtrəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (also intr) to render or become ineffective or neutral by counteracting, mixing, etc; nullify
2.  (also intr) to make or become electrically or chemically neutral
3.  to exclude (a country) from the sphere of warfare or alliances by international agreement: the great powers neutralized Belgium in the 19th century
4.  to render (an army) incapable of further military action
 
neutralise or neutralise
 
vb
 
neutrali'zation or neutralise
 
n
 
neutrali'sation or neutralise
 
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'neutralizer or neutralise
 
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'neutraliser or neutralise
 
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neutralisation

noun
1. a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water [syn: neutralization
2. (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation) [syn: neutralization
3. action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of Belgium" [syn: neutralization
4. action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action [syn: neutralization
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Example sentences for neutralisation
This was resolved by the neutralisation of the outboard elevons at high speeds.
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