decompose

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From Middle French décomposer

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decompose (third-person singular simple present decomposes, present participle decomposing, simple past and past participle decomposed)

  1. (transitive) to separate or break down something into its components; to disintegrate or fragment
  2. (intransitive) to rot, decay or putrefy

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

decompose

  1. third-person singular past historic of decomporre