What is neutralization?

  • (noun): Action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action.
    Synonyms: neutralisation, counteraction
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "neutralization":

  • (noun): (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation).
    Synonyms: neutralisation
  • (noun): Action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war.
    Example: "The neutralization of Belgium"
    Synonyms: neutralisation