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pasteurizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈpæs·tʃəˌrɑɪz/
to ​heat something, esp. ​milk, at a high ​temperature for a ​fixedperiod of ​time in ​order to ​killbacteria
pasteurization
noun [U]  us   /ˌpæs·tʃə·rəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
ultra-high ​temperature pasteurization
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pasteurizeverb [T]

(UK usually pasteurise) uk   /ˈpæs.tʃər.aɪz/ /ˈpɑːs-/  us   /ˈpæs.tʃə.raɪz/
to ​heat something, ​especiallymilk, at a ​controlledtemperature for a ​fixedperiod of ​time in ​order to ​killbacteria: pasteurized ​milk/​cheese pasteurized ​beer
pasteurization
noun [U] (UK usually pasteurisation) uk   /ˌpæs.tʃər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ /ˌpɑːs-/  us   /ˌpæs.tʃɚ.ɪ-/
(Definition of pasteurize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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