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decontaminate

de·con·tam·i·nate

decontaminate

 
pronunciation:
di kn tae m neIt
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: decontaminated, decontaminates, decontaminating
definition 1: to clear of impurities or dangerous substances; remove contaminants from.
similar words:
purify, scrub
definition 2: to make (an area) safe for humans by removing or neutralizing radiation, poisonous substances, or the like.
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derivation: decontamination (n.)