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ac·ti·vate / ˈaktəˌvāt/ • v. [tr.] make (something) active or operative. ∎  convert (a substance, molecule, etc.) into a reactive form. DERIVATIVES: ac·ti·va·tion / ˌaktəˈvāshən/ n. ac·ti·va·tor / -ˌvātər/ n.

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