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bacterize

[ bak-tuh-rahyz ]
/ 藞b忙k t蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), bac路te路rized, bac路te路riz路ing.
to change in composition by means of bacteria.
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Also especially British, bac路te路rise .

Origin of bacterize

First recorded in 1910鈥15; bacter- + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM bacterize

bac路te路ri路za路tion, noun
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