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fumigate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cleaning
fumigatefu‧mi‧gate /ˈfjuːmɪɡeɪt/ verb [transitive]  DHCto remove disease, bacteria, insects etc from somewhere using chemicals, smoke, or gasfumigation /ˌfjuːməˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
fumigateOnce the room has been emptied it can be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected or fumigated.When the Prussians withdrew from Croisset, the house had to be fumigated.The house had then to be fumigated, and Ann and 1 were in quarantine for six weeks.Afterwards all the bodies were burned and all the pitch and tar in Funchal were requisitioned to fumigate the streets with bonfires.Some people fumigate with lawn-mower exhaust.
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Verb table
fumigate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfumigate
he, she, itfumigates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfumigated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fumigated
he, she, ithas fumigated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fumigated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fumigate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fumigated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fumigating
he, she, itis fumigating
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you, we, theyare fumigating
Past
I, he, she, itwas fumigating
you, we, theywere fumigating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fumigating
he, she, ithas been fumigating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fumigating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fumigating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fumigating
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