Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of neutralise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made neutral in some respect; deprived of distinctive characteristics

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Examples

  • To be fair, the CIA does warn that the contras should really only do this if they can be sure of installing a suitable puppet or insurgent sympathiser to replace the "neutralised" official.

    Are You Threatening Me?

  • But it said Mauritania's action had "neutralised" the group.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • French forces provided logistical support for a Mauritanian raid that "neutralised" an

    Raw Story

  • In the last 12 months, four members of the central committee (CC) of Maoists have been arrested, while another, Patel Sudhakar Reddy, heading the intelligence unit of the party, was 'neutralised' in an alleged exchange of fire in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh (May 24, 2009).

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Visagie said that Terre'blanche's only security were his dogs which were "neutralised".

    News24 Top Stories

  • Bortnikov said 26 militants involved in the November train attack had been "neutralised" and a further 14 detained, RIA news agency quoted him as saying at a meeting of Russia's National anti-terrorist committee, which he chairs.

    www.kyivpost.com

  • Visagie said that Terre'Blanche's only security were his dogs which were "neutralised".

    News24 Top Stories

  • He describes some provisions as being "neutralised" for some firms.

    The Guardian World News

  • Some have even been "neutralised" and gone on to become

    shanghai fish

  • The FSB has said security forces "neutralised" Begov after storming a private house in Dagestan's capital of Makhachkala on Sunday morning.

    Yahoo! News: Latest news headlines News Headlines | Top Stories

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