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disjoin Line breaks: dis|join
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn/

Definition of disjoin in English:


[with object]
Separate or disunite: they asked that their parish be disjoined from Lewis and added to Harris
More example sentences
  • "The notion that the territories of the Commonwealth are disjoined from the one federal union is unpersuasive to me, " Justice Kirby said.
  • Hence, many of the Surrealist images disjoin scenes of beauty delimited by the intrusion of an otherworldly ‘thing’.
  • The state does not destroy our books; the university disjoins them.


Late Middle English: from Old French desjoindre, from Latin disjungere, from dis- (expressing reversal) + jungere 'to join'.

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