disaffiliate

[dis-uh-fil-ee-eyt]
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verb (used with object), dis·af·fil·i·at·ed, dis·af·fil·i·at·ing.
  1. to sever affiliation with; disassociate: He disaffiliated himself from the political group he had once led.
verb (used without object), dis·af·fil·i·at·ed, dis·af·fil·i·at·ing.
  1. to sever an affiliation.

Origin of disaffiliate

First recorded in 1865–70; dis-1 + affiliate
Related formsdis·af·fil·i·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disaffiliate

disaffiliate

verb
  1. to sever an affiliation (with); dissociate
Derived Formsdisaffiliation, noun
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