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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rid of impurities (from an area, object, or person)

Usage examples (38)
  • Monsters protected by sterile uniforms rush in to "decontaminate" the area.
  • David Cameron used the environment to 'decontaminate' the Tories.
  • They do not need a 'clause 4' moment or to 'decontaminate' themselves.
  • Thus Mr. Cameron drafted advertising guru Steve Hilton to "decontaminate" its image. for more
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