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tr.v. de·po·lar·ized, de·po·lar·iz·ing, de·po·lar·iz·es
1. To partially or completely eliminate or counteract the polarization of.
2. To demagnetize.

de·po′lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.depolarization - a loss of polarity or polarization
change - the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"


[diːˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndespolarización f
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