Definition of decontamination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

decontamination

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiːkənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːkənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the process of removing harmful substances from a place or thing the decontamination of water supplies