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uninstall

Line breaks: un|in¦stall
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪnˈstɔːl
 
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(also uninstal)

Definition of uninstall in English:

verb (uninstalls or uninstals, uninstalling, uninstalled)

[with object]
Remove (an application or file) from a computer.
Example sentences
  • It often happens that uninstalling an application does not completely remove all program components.
  • By design, the Registry does not shrink in size when an application is uninstalled.
  • Once you installed the program and key file, you could not install either on another computer without uninstalling the key file from the first computer.

Derivatives

uninstaller

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I have attempted to use the automated uninstaller from the isearch web site, but my computer refuses to download the software.
  • Go ahead and run your existing sound card's uninstaller.
  • Thoroughly uninstall unwanted programs: it provides an uninstaller that can help safely remove a program completely from the computer.

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