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[dis-ag-ri-geyt] /dɪsˈæg rɪˌgeɪt/
verb (used with object), disaggregated, disaggregating.
to separate (an aggregate or mass) into its component parts.
verb (used without object), disaggregated, disaggregating.
to become separated from an aggregate or mass.
Origin of disaggregate
First recorded in 1820-30; dis-1 + aggregate
Related forms
disaggregation, noun
disaggregative, adjective Unabridged
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  • Is it possible to consider this extraordinary faculty as a disaggregation?

  • If they had souls, the souls would be spiritual, they would not be susceptible to disaggregation and would be immortal.

British Dictionary definitions for disaggregation


to separate from a group or mass
to divide into parts
Derived Forms
disaggregation, noun
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disaggregation in Medicine

disaggregation dis·ag·gre·ga·tion (dĭs-āg'rĭ-gā'shən)

  1. A breaking up into component parts.

  2. An inability to coordinate various sensations and a failure to observe their mutual relations.

dis·ag'gre·gate' v.
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