san·i·tize / ˈsaniˌtīz/ • v. [tr.] make clean and hygienic: new chemicals for sanitizing a pool. ∎ (usu. be sanitized) derog. alter (something regarded as less acceptable) so as to make it more palatable: lawyers sanitized documents that could have exposed the company to lawsuits. DERIVATIVES: san·i·ti·za·tion / ˌsanətəˈzāshən/ n. san·i·tiz·er n.
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