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neutralize

 [noo´tral-īz]
to render neutral.

neu·tra·lize

(nū'tră-līz),
To effect neutralization.

neutralize

(no͞o′trə-līz′, nyo͞o′-)
tr.v. neutral·ized, neutral·izing, neutral·izes
1. To make neutral.
2. To counterbalance or counteract the effect of; render ineffective.
3. To declare neutral and therefore inviolable during a war.
4. Chemistry
a. To make (a solution) neutral.
b. To cause (an acid or base) to undergo neutralization.
5. Medicine To counteract the effect of (a drug or toxin).
6. Slang To remove as a threat, especially by killing.

neu′tral·iz′er n.

neutralize

to render neutral.
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One of the neutralised terrorists was from the senior cadre of the PKK.
Anadolu Agency quoted the Turkish military's statement on Monday as saying that the terrorists were neutralised since the beginning of the Operation Olive Branch.
Ankara [Turkey], Feb 13 ( ANI ): Turkey neutralised at least 1,439 terrorists belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK) and Islamic State (IS) group in an operation in Syria's Afrin region, the Turkish military said in a statement on Tuesday.