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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neutralise.

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Examples

  • Indian navy ship 'neutralises' pirates in Gulf of Aden

    Daily News & Analysis

  • It's manifestly absurd, yet written with an infectious bibliophile glee that somehow neutralises all cynicism.

    Thrillers – review

  • The juxtaposition of advertisements with wisdom neutralises the latter.

    Is Google polluting the Internet?

  • This neutralises the pain and unhappy emotion and leaves you with a clear conscience.

    Archive 2009-07-12

  • This neutralises the pain and unhappy emotion and leaves you with a clear conscience.

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  • This dark and complex world that has begun its transfer to cinemas to some extent neutralises the moral messages of older Marvel characters like Iron Man, where the issues are very much about Cold War dichotomies and battling your inner demons.

    IRON MAN 2; imaginative & exciting! | Obsessed With Film

  • People will assume you did, and they may even assume you did more of the thing or more extreme forms of the thing than you actually did but if it neutralises it as an issue after a few weeks then job done.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Not only is it a way to express thanks to our loyal friends, but it also neutralises barky and aggressive dogs encountered in the neighbourhood, so be sure and carry a few extra for making new friends.

    Make Homemade Dog Treats | Lifehacker Australia

  • People will assume you did, and they may even assume you did more of the thing or more extreme forms of the thing than you actually did but if it neutralises it as an issue after a few weeks then job done.

    It was different in my day...

  • Putting Lincoln on the table partly neutralises that assumption.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

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