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English definition of “disinfect”

disinfect

verb [T]     /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈfekt/
to clean something using chemicals that kill bacteria and other very small living things that cause disease: disinfect the toilets/a woundCleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of disinfect verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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