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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Neu·tral·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neutralized p. pr. & vb. n. Neutralizing ]
 1. To render neutral; to reduce to a state of neutrality.
    So here I am neutralized again.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. Chem. To render inert or imperceptible the peculiar affinities of, as a chemical substance; to destroy the effect of; as, to neutralize an acid with a base.
 3. To destroy the peculiar properties or opposite dispositions of; to reduce to a state of indifference or inefficiency; to counteract; to render ineffective; as, to neutralize parties in government; to neutralize efforts, opposition, etc.
    Counter citations that neutralize each other.   --E. Everett.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made neutral in some respect; deprived of distinctive
            characteristics [syn: neutralised]