how to pronounce neutralize


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neutralize is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of neutralize in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to neutralize the virus sometimes all …”

meanings of neutralize


  1. To make (an acidic or alkaline substance) chemically neutral.
  2. To make even, inactive or ineffective.
  3. To kill.
  4. To make (a territory, etc.) politically neutral.

neutralize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word neutralize occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics neutralize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that neutralize can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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