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Verb: decontaminate  ,dee-kun'ta-mu,neyt
  1. Rid of contamination
    "The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city"

Derived forms: decontaminating, decontaminates, decontaminated

Type of: clean, cleanse

Antonym: contaminate