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pasteurizeverb [T]

UK usually pasteurise uk   /ˈpæs.tʃər.aɪz/ /ˈpɑːs.tʃər.aɪz/ us   /ˈpæs.tʃə.raɪz/
to heat something, especially milk, at a controlled temperature for a fixed period of time in order to kill bacteria: pasteurized milk/cheese pasteurized beer
pasteurization
noun [U] UK usually pasteurisation uk   /ˌpæs.tʃər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ /ˌpɑːs.tʃər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌpæs.tʃɚ.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/
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pasteurizeverb [T]

us   /ˈpæs·tʃəˌrɑɪz/
to heat something, esp. milk, at a high temperature for a fixed period of time in order to kill bacteria
pasteurization
noun [U] us   /ˌpæs·tʃə·rəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
ultra-high temperature pasteurization
(Definition of pasteurize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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