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deratization

[dee-rat-uh-zey-shuh n] /diˌræt əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
extermination of rats, especially aboard a merchant vessel.
Also, especially British, deratisation.
Origin of deratization
1910-1915
1910-15; deratize + -ation
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