[ dis-i-kwil-uh-breyt, dis-ee-kwuh-lahy-breyt ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈkwɪl əˌbreɪt, dɪsˌi kwəˈlaɪ breɪt /
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verb (used with object), dis·e·quil·i·brat·ed, dis·e·quil·i·brat·ing.
to put out of equilibrium; unbalance: A period of high inflation could disequilibrate the monetary system.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disequilibratedis·e·quil·i·bra·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for disequilibrate
The incident served to disequilibrate, as one might say, the two discussions on Wilmot and Abyssinia.Jaffery|William J. Locke