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disencumber

[ dis-en-kuhm-ber ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈkʌm bər /
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verb (used with object)
to free from a burden or other encumbrance; disburden.
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Origin of disencumber

1590–1600; <Middle French desencombrer, equivalent to des-dis-1 + encombrer to encumber
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British Dictionary definitions for disencumber

disencumber
/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈkʌmbə) /

verb
(tr) to free from encumbrances

Derived forms of disencumber

disencumberment, noun
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