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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Made infertile; Made free from live bacteria or other microorganisms.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was also suggested that not all the bond purchases would be sterilised, which is not what markets had been led to believe.
  • The report says many hospitals lack essentials, such as sterilised needles.
  • Many mine areas became permanently "sterilised" and the groundwater contaminated, he said.
  • The ECB report also maintained that its purchases would be "sterilised" by other operations. for more
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