sanitize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sanitize" in British English

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sanitizeverb [T]

(UK usually sanitise) uk   us   /ˈsæn.ɪ.taɪz/

sanitize verb [T] (CLEAN)

mainly US to make something ​completelyclean and ​free from ​bacteria

sanitize verb [T] (CHANGE)

disapproving to ​change something in ​order to make it less ​stronglyexpressed, less ​harmful, or less ​offensive: The ​militarywants to ​allow only a sanitized report/​version of the ​incident to ​becomepublic.
sanitization
noun [U] mainly US (UK usually sanitisation) uk   us   /ˌsæn.ɪ.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of sanitize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sanitize" in American English

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sanitizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈsæn·ɪˌtɑɪz/

sanitize verb [T] (CLEAN)

to make something ​completelyclean: The ​majority of ​publicswimmingpools are sanitized with ​chlorine.

sanitize verb [T] (CHANGE)

to ​change something to make it less ​upsetting or ​unpleasant and more ​acceptable: The new ​text sanitizes early American ​history.
(Definition of sanitize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sanitize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清洁的, 给…消毒, 对…进行卫生处理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清潔的, 給…消毒, 對…進行衛生處理…
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