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NEUTRALIZATION





Definition:

  1. [noun] 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
    Synonyms: neutralisation, reaction, neutralisation reaction

  2. [noun] action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of Belgium"
    Synonyms: neutralisation

  3. [noun] (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)
    Synonyms: neutralisation

  4. [noun] action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action
    Synonyms: neutralisation, counteraction

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