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irradiate

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪˈreɪ.di.eɪt/ specialized
to treat with light or other types of radiation: The cells are irradiated so that they cannot reproduce.
irradiated
adjective uk   /-eɪ.tɪd/  us   /-eɪt̬ɪd/
irradiated fuel irradiated food
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