disjoin

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English disjoynen, from Old French desjoindre, from Latin disiungere (to separate), from dis-, di- (apart) + iungere (to join).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔɪn

Verb[edit]

disjoin (third-person singular simple present disjoins, present participle disjoining, simple past and past participle disjoined)

  1. (transitive) To separate; to disunite.
  2. (intransitive) To become separated.

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