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  Words related to neutralisation

Related / Similar Words: neutralization, counteraction, neutralization reaction, neutralisation reaction

 

Definition:
  • action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action;
  • action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of Belgium";
  • (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation);
  • 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;

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    Derivational Morphology: counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance, neutralise, nullify, negate

     

     
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