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radioactivate

[ rey-dee-oh-ak-tuh-veyt ]
/ 藢re瑟 di o蕣藞忙k t蓹藢ve瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ra路di路o路ac路ti路vat路ed, ra路di路o路ac路ti路vat路ing.Physics.
to make (a substance) radioactive.
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Origin of radioactivate

First recorded in 1900鈥05; radioactive + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for radioactivate

radioactivate
/ (藢re瑟d瑟蓹蕣藞忙kt瑟藢ve瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to make radioactive

Derived forms of radioactivate

radioactivation, noun
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