neutralise
British variant of neutralize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • neutralisé — neutralisé, ée (neu tra li zé, zée) part. passé de neutraliser. Rendu neutre. Pays neutralisé. Acides neutralisés par des alcalis …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • neutralise — (Brit.) v. make neutral; counteract; take out of action; become neutral; (Physics) render without charge; (Chemistry) cause a solution to become neither acidic nor alkaline (also neutralize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neutralise — verb To make inactive or ineffective. The antidote neutralised the toxin …   Wiktionary

  • neutralise — UK [ˈnjuːtrəlaɪz] / US [ˈnutrəˌlaɪz] a British spelling of neutralize …   English dictionary

  • neutralise — /ˈnjutrəlaɪz/ (say nyoohtruhluyz) verb (t) (neutralised, neutralising) 1. to make neutral. 2. to render ineffective; counteract. 3. Military to put out of action or make incapable of action. 4. to declare neutral; invest with neutrality. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • neutralise — verb 1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing The mafia liquidated the informer the double agent was neutralized • Syn: ↑neutralize, ↑liquidate, ↑waste, ↑knock off, ↑do in …   Useful english dictionary

  • neutralises — neutralise (Brit.) v. make neutral; counteract; take out of action; become neutral; (Physics) render without charge; (Chemistry) cause a solution to become neither acidic nor alkaline (also neutralize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neutralising — neutralise (Brit.) v. make neutral; counteract; take out of action; become neutral; (Physics) render without charge; (Chemistry) cause a solution to become neither acidic nor alkaline (also neutralize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neutraliser — [ nøtralize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1606; v. intr. « rester neutre » 1564; du lat. neutralis ♦ Rendre neutre. 1 ♦ Polit. Assurer à (un État, un territoire, une ville) la qualité de neutre. 2 ♦ (1776) Chim. Neutraliser un acide par une base …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • neutralisant — neutralisant, ante [ nøtralizɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. m. • 1800; de neutraliser 1 ♦ Qui neutralise (2o). Shampoing neutralisant (après une teinture). 2 ♦ N. m. (1812) Chim. Substance qui neutralise. ● neutralisant, neutralisante adjectif Qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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