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  • render — 01. One of the problems with pesticide use is that over time insects become resistant to it, [rendering] it ineffective. 02. Superman was [rendered] as weak and helpless as a kitten in the presence of the material known as kryptonite. 03. Tape… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • deactivate — de*ac ti*vate, v. t. 1. To make inactive; to render ineffective; as, to deactivate a bomb; to deactivate a machine; to deactivate the alarm. Note: The deactivation of a machine or device is usually a reversible process; switching off an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Neutralizing — Neutralize Neu tral*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neutralized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Neutralizing}.] [Cf. F. neutraliser.] 1. To render neutral; to reduce to a state of neutrality. [1913 Webster] So here I am neutralized again. Sir W. Scott. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neutralize — 1. As pertains to military operations, to render ineffective or unusable. 2. To render enemy personnel or material incapable of interfering with a particular operation. 3. To render safe mines, bombs, missiles, and boobytraps. 4. To make harmless …   Military dictionary

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