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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How to use neutralize in a sentence?
Serious work must take place. We can withstand the sanctions and neutralize and foil the enemy's goals. If we don't, the enemy would proceed and place conditions on our nuclear program and impose sanctions, if sanctions are to be the way, the Iranian nation can also do it. A big collection of the world's oil and gas is in Iran so Iran if necessary can hold back on the gas that Europe and the world is so dependent on.
It is crucial in that period to avoid any risk, any incident, and prevent any escalation, the only goal we must have is fighting Daesh and neutralize the terrorists, there is no other goal.
Agents and the directors of football clubs have stopped players from using nicknames, if your name is Hulk then you will be painted green and made to look like your name. It is a way to neutralize any irony or folklore and make them seem more serious.
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.
Turkey has no ambition in northeastern Syria except to neutralize a long-standing threat against Turkish citizens and to liberate the local population from the yoke of armed thugs.
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