Related to desterilize: grows, apologized


tr.v. de·ster·i·lized, de·ster·i·liz·ing, de·ster·i·liz·es
To release (gold) from an inactive status and return it to use as a backing for credit and new currency.
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Seeking to desterilize the process, the same judge personally viewed the defendant's collection of child pornography and strongly urged other sentencing judges to do likewise.
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Suissa and his colleagues jotted down several ideas that would desterilize the image of a bank.