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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 neu·tral·i·za·tion /ˌnutrələˈzeʃən, ˌnju-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 neu·tral·iza·tion /ˌn(j)utrələˈzeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Neu·tral·i·za·tion n.
 1. The act or process of neutralizing, or the state of being neutralized.
 2. Chem. The act or process by which an acid and a base are combined in such proportions that the resulting compound is neutral. See Neutral, a., 4.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact
           with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and
           bases the essential reaction is the combination of
           hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water [syn: neutralisation,
            neutralization reaction, neutralisation reaction]
      2: action intended to keep a country politically neutral or
         exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of
         Belgium" [syn: neutralisation]
      3: (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying
         it (especially in a covert operation or military
         operation) [syn: neutralisation]
      4: action intended to nullify the effects of some previous
         action [syn: neutralisation, counteraction]