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fumigate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈfjuː.mɪ.ɡeɪt/
to use poisonous gas to remove harmful insects, bacteria, disease, etc. from somewhere or something: We had to fumigate the cellar to get rid of cockroaches.
fumigation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌfjuː.mɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
Two hospital wards have had to be closed for fumigation.
Translations of “fumigate”
in Vietnamese xông khói…
in Spanish fumigar…
in Thai รมควัน…
in Malaysian mewasap…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用毒性氣體)薰蒸,煙熏(以除害蟲或消毒)…
in Indonesian fumigasi, pengasapan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用毒性气体)熏蒸,烟熏(以除害虫或消毒)…
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