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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act intended to nullify the effects of some previous action; An act intended to keep a country politically excluded from a possible war; (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it.

Usage examples (27)
  • The neutralization of Belgium
  • It is a well known physical law, which likewise manifests on the mental plane, that two opposing forces result in neutralization, that is, both of the forces are held in...
  • In local military usage, it is a list of targets for "neutralization".
  • The worst feature of the English procedure was its adoption of the so-called "neutralization" system. for more
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