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decontaminate

verb [T] uk   /ˌdiː.kənˈtæm.ɪ.neɪt/ us  
to remove dangerous substances from something: Estimates of the amount of money needed to decontaminate the heavily polluted chemical installations vary.
decontamination
noun [U] uk   /ˌdiː.kən.tæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “decontaminate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 去除…的污染,清除(有害物質), 淨化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 去除…的污染,清除(有害物质), 净化…
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