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[fos-fuh-tahyz] /ˈfɒs fəˌtaɪz/

verb (used with object), phosphatized, phosphatizing.
to treat with .
to change to .
(transitive) to treat with a phosphate or phosphates, as by applying a fertilizer
to change or be changed into a phosphate


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