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  1. neutralization, neutralisation, neutralization reaction, neutralisation reactionnoun

    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

  2. neutralization, neutralisationnoun

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

  3. neutralization, neutralisationnoun

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

    "the neutralization of Belgium"

  4. neutralization, neutralisation, counteractionnoun

    action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action


  1. neutralisationnoun

    The act of neutralising.


  1. neutralisation

    Neutralisation, in the broadest sense, refers to the process of counteracting or nullifying the effect or force of something. This term is often used in various fields such as chemistry, where it refers to a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base react quantitatively with each other resulting in water and a salt; in conflict resolution, where it refers to the process of resolving a disagreement or quarrel; and in immunology, where it refers to the blocking of the effects of viruses or toxins using antibodies.


  1. Neutralisation

    Neutralisation in the immunological sense refers to the ability of antibodies to block the site on bacteria or viruses that they use to enter their target cell. One example of this within biology is a neutralizing antibody. Here the small soluble complexes neutralize the microbial toxins. These are antigen-antibody reactions that determine whether the activity of toxin or virus has been neutralized by an antibody.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neutralisation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neutralisation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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