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Make clean or unproductive
“Needless to say, they don't sterilize needles.”
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To make sterile
“Although in the past local officials attempted to sterilize the male monkeys, the program proved unsuccessful due to high costs and the side effects of anesthetizing the animals.”
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To deprive (a person or animal) of the ability to produce offspring, typically by removing or blocking the sex organs
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To get rid of by cleaning
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To edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication
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To cover, fasten, strap or bind with a bandage
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To cause to be empty or vacant
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To make ineffective or invalid
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