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deodorize

[ dee-oh-duh-rahyz ]
/ di藞o蕣 d蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路o路dor路ized, de路o路dor路iz路ing.
to rid of odor, especially of unpleasant odor.
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Also especially British, de路o路dor路ise .

Origin of deodorize

First recorded in 1855鈥60; de- + odor + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM deodorize

de路o路dor路i路za路tion, nounde路o路dor路iz路er, nounnon路de路o路dor路iz路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deodorize

deodorize

deodorise

/ (di藧藞蓹蕣d蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to remove, disguise, or absorb the odour of, esp when unpleasant

Derived forms of deodorize

deodorization or deodorisation, noundeodorizer or deodoriser, noun
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Medical definitions for deodorize

deodorize
[ d膿-艒d蓹-r墨z鈥 ]

v.
To mask or neutralize the odor of.

Other words from deodorize

de鈥鈥瞕or鈥鈥ation (-d蓹r-沫-z膩sh蓹n) n.
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