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  • verb UK Alternative spelling of sanitize.

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

  • verb make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features
  • verb make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing


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  • But the IAF has asked the state and central police to "sanitise" helipads in Naxalite-hit zones - meaning the security forces have been asked to ensure that the helipads are not within the range of small arms fire.

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  • Aliens vs Predator game banned, will not be 'sanitised' for Australia A POPULAR sci-fi horror game has been banned in Australia - and the developer refuses to "sanitise" it for a local release. | Top Stories

  • Aliens vs. Predator developer Rebellion has refused to "sanitise" its game, claiming the Australian Government does not consider adults "able to make their own entertainment choices".

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  • News: Rebellion rises against Australia AVP ban - Will not "sanitise" or "cut" content.

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  • June Factor, who has spent nearly four decades researching and writing children's books, says such moves to "sanitise" story-telling is very concerning.

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  • In this respect, One Born Every Minute is the really radical departure, its break with convention being its whole point – proceeding from the fact that, in a state of extremis, nobody could sanitise or act, even if they wanted to.

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  • Davies's resignation came as a US consultancy admitted mishandling a multimillion dollar contract with Libya to sanitise Gaddafi's reputation in the west.

    LSE head quits over Gaddafi scandal

  • I would probably say O'Neill that most countries (maybe with the exception of Germany) sanitise their history.

    A restricted homecoming?

  • Any mainstream presentation is going to sanitise what happened in the camps to some extent because otherwise the audience would walk out vomiting, and this book is supposed to be aimed at children, but that just makes the whitewashing more disturbing.

    A despicable book

  • The problem is, if you do too much to sanitise it all, it becomes unreal and therefore pointless.

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