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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - To break off a military action with an enemy; The act of releasing from an attachment or connection.

Usage examples (31)
  • Underachievement often leads to unemployment and long-term disengagement, which is a vicious cycle and it is difficult to come out from such an entrapment.
  • “The disengagement is actually formaldehyde,” Weissglas told Haaretz.
  • And also the notion of stopping, giving up: the notion of disengagement is repugnant.
  • It was only because of Iraqi push-back that the SOFA eventually became a long-term disengagement agreement. for more
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