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fumigation

[ fyoo-mi-gey-shuhn ]
/ ˌfyu mɪˈgeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the process of using smoke or fumes to disinfect a place or thing or to rid it of fleas, roaches, agricultural pests, weeds, etc.:If the entire house gets infested with bedbugs, including clothing and furniture, we’ll have to resort to exterminators or even fumigation.A pesticide unavailable on the legal market is regularly employed in the fumigation of areas where illicit crops, such as coca, are produced.
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OTHER WORDS FROM fumigation

sub·fu·mi·ga·tion, noun
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