verb (used with object)
- to avoid a potential clash or accident involving (nonenemy military operations, weaponry, etc.) in a particular combat area:to deconflict coalition forces from three nations.
- to avoid such conflict in (a combat area): to deconflict airspace.
to adjust or coordinate so as to prevent or resolve conflict: The witness never explained or deconflicted his earlier statements.
Origin of deconflict
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