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neutralizer

noun

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a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
  • a police crackdown that's intended as a neutralizer on the rising violence

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“Neutralizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/neutralizer. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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