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neutralize

Pronunciation: /ˈnuːtrəlaɪz; ˈnjuːtrəlaɪz/

Translation of neutralize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] [Electricity/Electricidad] neutralizar*
    Example sentences
    • It is also the opposite of baking and washing soda; it is acidic and therefore neutralizes alkaline or caustic substances.
    • This neutralizes carbonic acid and transports carbon dioxide in the blood.
    • Baking soda, a gentle alkaline powder, neutralizes odor-causing acids by restoring your skin's natural pH level.
    1.2 [threat/effect/forces] neutralizar*, anular
    Example sentences
    • In addition, any other effects of cortisol are neutralized by RU - 486.
    • Winfield has excellent coverage skills and often was able to neutralize the slot receiver opposite him.
    • This has the odd effect of partially neutralising Dafoe's excellent performance, creating a character who is Bugs Bunny-like, capable of partaking in comic one-liners.
    Example sentences
    • The traditional military aims to destroy, defeat, or neutralize the enemy's military capability, and this remains a fundamental concept.
    • But al Qaeda and its allies are a real danger to the United States, and these foes cannot be neutralized by military might alone.
    • But all international terrorist leaders are yet to be neutralized.

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