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disinfect

dis·in·fect

disinfect

 
pronunciation:
dIs ihn fekt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disinfected, disinfecting, disinfects
definition: to cleanse in order to prevent or remove the causes of infection.
 
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derivation: disinfection (n.)
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  first aid, hygiene