Definitions of neutralize:
  • verb:   make politically neutral and thus inoffensive
    Example: "The treaty neutralized the small republic"
  • verb:   make chemically neutral
    Example: "She neutralized the solution"
  • verb:   make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
    Example: "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"
  • verb:   make incapable of military action
  • verb:   get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    Example: "The double agent was neutralized"
  • verb:   oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

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