Translation of dissociate in Spanish:

dissociate

Pronunciation: /dɪˈsəʊʃieɪt; -sieɪt/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (separate) to dissociate sth/sb (from sth) disociar algo/a algn (de algo)
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    • I learned a lot in the recovery movement about respectful boundaries, effective communication, and accountability, but the recovery movement is dissociated from political context.
    • But is it really better to see Campbell in this context, wholly dissociated from those who shared his rise to fame?
    • I was dissociated from it at one level, though I wouldn't say I was distanced.
    1.2 (distance) to dissociate oneself from sb/sth desvincularse de algn/algo
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    • Collins' healthy longevity is due in part to dissociating herself from what she endearingly calls ‘drains’.
    • One couldn't help, however, be further reminded of how much AFL has seemingly dissociated itself from its grass roots support.
    • In the letter, they say they are writing to dissociate themselves from the Institute's support for a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum.
  • 2 [Chem] disociar
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    • ‘With laser spark spectroscopy, the higher energy laser beam dissociates the metal-containing molecules and particles into a plasma of atoms and ions,’ notes one researcher.
    • Helicases are protein motors that use the energy of NTP hydrolysis to dissociate the hydrogen bonding between the nucleic acid duplexes and also to disrupt other non-covalent interactions between complementary base pairs.
    • Ideas being considered include the use of hot water or steam flooding to decompose the hydrate, or by using methods that dissociate the gas by reducing reservoir pressure.

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