Translation of decontamination in Spanish:

decontamination

descontaminación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdikənˌtæməˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌdiːk(ə)ntamɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    descontaminación feminine
    • Most poisonings from pesticides do not have a specific antidote, making decontamination the most important intervention.
    • It is critical to remove any organic material to allow proper decontamination of the area.
    • The affected area of the beach was cordoned off on Monday of this week and decontamination was completed the following day.
    • Situated on a brownfield site, which is currently undergoing decontamination, it is anticipated that construction will start in January 2003.
    • Operating out of four different base clusters the 460th provided chemical decontamination, smoke support operations and chemical reconnaissance.
    • Why have fire service personnel not been trained in the appropriate decontamination procedures?
    • The city's hazardous material team had to set up a decontamination tent for patrons and workers.
    • The wedding went ahead four hours later than planned with guests in green plastic decontamination suits.
    • Firefighters were given a lecture this week on mass decontamination in the event of a terrorist attack.
    • Meanwhile, the company continues to pay property taxes rather than forking out for a full-scale decontamination.