[ bak-tuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈbæk təˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), bac·te·rized, bac·te·riz·ing.
to change in composition by means of bacteria.
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Also especially British, bac·te·rise .
OTHER WORDS FROM bacterizebac·te·ri·za·tion, noun
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