Translation of "sterilize" - English-Spanish dictionary

sterilize

verb UK usually -ise uk /ˈster·əl·aɪz/ us /ˈster·əˌlɑɪz/

to make something clean and without bacteria

esterilizar
a sterilized needle

to perform a medical operation on someone to make that person unable to have children

esterilizar

(Translation of “sterilize” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)