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- v. To make inactive or ineffective.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make incapable of military action
- v. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
- v. make chemically neutral
- v. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
"neutralise" - and asked whether this language might have contributed to illegal actions by security force members.
The company promises to "neutralise" threats to residents
This is evident from the high frequency of texts within the book that you have to try and "neutralise", though unsuccessfully it would seem.
Van der Merwe said it was to "neutralise" the effect of activists responsible for bloodshed.
Van der Merwe said the list was about trying to "neutralise" the effect of activists responsible for bloodshed.
However the state has opposed the defense lawyers 'request, saying giving out details of any work done on the government's behalf will "neutralise" its effect.
The Inkatha Freedom Party's threat to resort to a mass action campaign to "neutralise" the crossing-of-the-floor legislation is short-sighted and irresponsible, the New National Party said on
Barnard said "neutralise" meant to "take away their ability to strengthen the revolutionary climate".
Venter said the three Port Elizabeth Black Civic Organisation activists were abducted from Port Elizabeth airport, ostensibly to interrogate them and to "neutralise" their involvement in the unrest sweeping the region.
They have reached the conclusion that it should be possible to 'neutralise' Zambia by persuading her to adopt a Banda-type attitude to South Africa.