Definition of disassociate in English:

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disassociate

Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈsōsēˌāt/
/ˌdisəˈsōSHēˌāt/

verb

Another term for dissociate.
Example sentences
  • Every once in a while, anchors and correspondents - as though disassociating from their own roles - paused to marvel at how the sniping story was deflecting public attention from the stretch drive of the 2002 campaign.
  • In the last seven days we have received numerous telephone calls, letters and e-mails from representatives and members of the 41 organisations on the list, disassociating themselves with the PEGG initiative.
  • Cllr Aird: ‘I'm disassociating myself from the proposal of my two colleagues.’

Derivatives

disassociation

Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˌsōsēˈāSH(ə)n/
/ˌdisəˌsōSHēˈāSH(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • The deaggregation observed may now be viewed as a systematic separation or disassociation of the component protomolecules from their aggregated state.
  • For an unfortunate minority, several crucial elements of the work/family/partner equation are missing and the holes are filled with recreational obsession, causing a degree of disassociation from conventional behaviour.
  • Such status also supports the photograph's definition as object, thus affirming its artistic value through a disassociation with traditional photographs, both fine art and commercial.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: dis·as·so·ci·ate

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