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disinfect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisinfectdis‧in‧fect /ˌdɪsənˈfekt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DHCMDto clean something with a chemical that destroys bacteria 🔊 First use some iodine to disinfect the wound. 🔊 Disinfect the area thoroughly.2 to run a special computer program to get rid of a computer virus→ See Verb table
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disinfectKeep kitchen countertops and other surfaces disinfected.Books will be freeze-dried, disinfected and cleaned.Live, disinfected Daphnia and mosquito larvae are popular.It might be a long time before the field would be sufficiently disinfected for their tastes.Once a surface is disinfected it tends to remain so until used.If a disaster occurs it will be easy to disinfect the area thoroughly.For a while, I did everything but disinfect the ashtrays.The nurse cleaned and disinfected the cuts on his hands.Disinfect the toilet regularly using bleach.One innovation I propose is a separate handbasin for a disinfecting wash.
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Verb table
disinfect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydisinfect
he, she, itdisinfects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydisinfected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave disinfected
he, she, ithas disinfected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad disinfected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill disinfect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have disinfected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam disinfecting
he, she, itis disinfecting
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you, we, theyare disinfecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas disinfecting
you, we, theywere disinfecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been disinfecting
he, she, ithas been disinfecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been disinfecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be disinfecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been disinfecting
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