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1. neutralisation

noun. action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action.

Synonyms

  • nullification
  • override
  • counteraction

Etymology

  • -isation (English)
  • neutral (English)

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2. neutralisation

noun. action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war.

Synonyms

  • neutralization
  • nullification

Etymology

  • -isation (English)
  • neutral (English)

3. neutralisation

noun. (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation).

Synonyms

  • neutralization
  • destruction

Etymology

  • -isation (English)
  • neutral (English)

4. neutralisation

noun. a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water.

Synonyms

  • chemical reaction
  • neutralization reaction
  • reaction
  • neutralisation reaction

Etymology

  • -isation (English)
  • neutral (English)

Example sentences of the word neutralisation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Acids and bases react together in a “neutralisation” reaction, in which the free hydrogen ions present in the acid combine with the free hydroxide ions present in the base to produce water and a salt.

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