dissolution

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French dissolution, from Latin dissolūtiō (a dissolving, destroying, breaking up, dissolution).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɪsəˈl(j)uːʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːʃən

Noun[edit]

dissolution (countable and uncountable, plural dissolutions)

  1. the termination of an organized body or legislative assembly, especially a formal dismissal
    Synonym: abolition
    Antonyms: establishment, foundation
  2. disintegration, or decomposition into fragments
  3. dissolving, or going into solution
  4. the quality of being dissolute
    He led a life of dissolution, drinking and gambling almost daily.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dissolūtiōnem (accusative of dissolūtiō).

Noun[edit]

dissolution f (plural dissolutions)

  1. dissolution

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