make politically neutral and thus inoffensive
"The treaty neutralized the small republic"
neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negate(verb)
make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
"Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance(verb)
oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
"This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
waste, countermine, countervail, even off, compensate, counterbalance, negate, even out, neutralise, counteract, subvert, sabotage, correct, oppose, weaken, even up, countercheck, antagonise, nullify, make up, undermine, liquidate, offset, do in, antagonize, knock off
neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in(verb)
get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
"The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
rot, cop, nullify, ravage, hook, neutralise, fling off, shave, liquidate, ware, countervail, blow, scourge, lay waste to, counteract, dash off, snitch, desolate, thieve, do in, macerate, scratch off, counterbalance, toss off, squander, languish, negate, devastate, pay off, emaciate, drop, pine away, knock off, consume, glom, waste, run off
make incapable of military action
make chemically neutral
"She neutralized the solution"
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The antibodies ... could be injected into women with Zika to neutralize the virus, i think we can reach that point in a year.
The greatest hope the government can have is they neutralize this topic. Imagine if a multinational gets ownership of the pipeline, or an indigenous consortium. The indigenous (option) is way less provocative.
It is a broader problem that does not only tie to what happened in the past couple of weeks, but a broader one is : What is the Sarhang Hamasaeed policy towards Iraq ? There was an Iraqi criticism always that the US does not have a policy and a strategy for its focus on Iraq, there's a strategy focused on ISIS that has an Iraq component, there's a strategy toward Iran that has an Iran component, but if you neutralize those two elements, what is the Sarhang Hamasaeed policy vis-a-vis Iraq ?
All these kids are alive because of( Castillo's) sacrifice and the bravery of all the boys to neutralize the threat.
At the start of January, we'll have to step up a gear to neutralize them in line with the U.N. Security Council mandate.
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