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radioactivate

[rey-dee-oh-ak-tuh-veyt] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈæk təˌveɪt/
verb (used with object), radioactivated, radioactivating. Physics.
1.
to make (a substance) radioactive.
Origin of radioactivate
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; radioactive + -ate1
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radioactivate

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˈæktɪˌveɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make radioactive
Derived Forms
radioactivation, noun
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