Definition of neutralized:
- compensated (part of speech: verb)
disabled (part of speech: verb)
- screwed up,
- counteracted (part of speech: verb)
annulled (part of speech: verb)
Doubtless this bit of careless diplomacy on the Governor's part did have a somewhat soothing effect upon a large class of Frenchmen at Vincennes; but Farnsworth quickly neutralized it to a serious extent by a foolish act while slightly under the influence of liquor.- "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
The steady trend of the labor market has been upward and always upward; it is one of the notable achievements of trade and industry that this constant appreciation in the price of man power has been neutralized by increase in the efficiency of its application.- "Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business", Scott, Walter Dill.
In particular, Williams urged rapid action, and there is little doubt, that had the counsels of prompt, quick- witted, ready- handed soldiers like himself, and those who thought with him, been taken; had the stealthy but quick- darting policy of Walsingham prevailed over the solemn and stately but somewhat ponderous proceedings of Burghley, both Ghent and Antwerp might have been saved, the trifling and treacherous diplomacy of Catharine de' Medici neutralized, and an altogether more fortunate aspect given at once to the state of Protestant affairs.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.