inactivate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inactive + -ate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈnæktɪveɪt/

Verb[edit]

inactivate (third-person singular simple present inactivates, present participle inactivating, simple past and past participle inactivated)

  1. To make inactive.

References[edit]

"'Computer inactivated, Crawford reported. 'I get nothing at all.'" - Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, The Mote in God's Eye, 1974

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